Vintage Wooden Sailors Fid Ex Royal Navy Rope Riggers Tool (set of 3)
An Important tool for sailors used for maintaining the sails and rigging aboard ship. A sailor’s fid is a conical, hardwood, carrot shaped, tool of varying length usually between 8 to 19 inches. It is used when working with rope and canvas. A fid’s primary use is for holding pen knots and holes in canvas. It is also used to open and separate the strands of rope when splicing.
- Genuine ex Royal Navy
- Sailors/riggers fid
- Rope splice
- Set of 3 fids exactly as in photo
- With obvious signs of use/wear