We prefer rods in three pieces—no hollow-butts—and made of greenheart throughout.
The material used is dagame, or greenheart, the butt being 5/8 in.
She is of about 350 tons, and built of selected pine, oak, and greenheart.
Dagame, or greenheart, is used with german-silver mountings.
They had her built composite—iron, teak-wood, and greenheart, and her scantling was something fabulous.
The hull was made of stout oak planks, sheathed with greenheart and lined with fir.
The ice-skin is of greenheart, and covers the whole ship's side from the keel to 18 inches from the sheer strake.
greenheart is the wood used for gates exposed to salt water, as it resists the attack of the teredo in temperate climates.
Dagame or greenheart is used for the butt, joint, and tips, and german silver for the fittings.
I saw a friend last autumn produce a 15-foot greenheart rod on Tweedside.