Another one was cutting the timber for the cox's seat back a bit too short. One of the pleasures of working with wood, however, is that such mistakes can be rectified with ease, or glue.
It therefore made sense to stick a couple of bits onto the otherwise-too-short piece of Fijian kauri. While I was at it, I also added a mahogany edge, top and bottom.
|The added extras|
I even remembered the early lesson we got that you cannot have too many clamps.