Steaming the end of the top plank to bend it in to the bow. The burlap is 16th century reproduction but alas the red tape and steam machine are not authentic being reproduced from the 18th century~
Not a Clampett family reunion but a reunion of clamps. Trying to pull in the last bow plank. If we had more room we’d have added more clamps~
Not every solution is easy
Rube Goldberg would be proud! (or would he? hmmm)
Another view of the mess…hey!, it worked!