Laminating. Difficult to keep them still!
Finished- will be trimmed to final size and shape later
The forestay bracket also serves as the sleeve for the retracting bowpole.
Attaching the foam and thimble to the carbon tube. (at the correct angle) The bowpole will be a sliding fit into the sleeve.
Building up a cone of foam around the tube
Laminated with multiple layers of Carbon UD