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2019.1.3

Sail-maker’s awl for creating holes in the sail cloth before sewing. Made at a local smiddy. From a collection of sail-maker’s tools belonging to Hector MacKinnon, owner of the schooner ‘Coll Castle’ (Eachann a’ Cholla, born ca 1847).

Tiree in 100 Objects – 88 – Sailmaker’s awl 

The History of Tiree in 100 Objects