Bruce Flett - oar maker for Harvard shows work to coach Charlie Whiteside. Oar is made out of eastern spruce for a flatter oar.

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L-R: Bruce Flett - oar maker for Harvard shows eastern spruce oar to coach Charlie Whiteside. Eastern spruce is used for a flatter oar.
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