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Deadrise and Cross-Planked
     

Deadrise and Cross-Planked

by Larry S. Chowning
 

In Deadrise and Cross-planked, author Larry S. Chowning takes readers on a journey into the history of wooden deadrise boat building, highlighting its role in Chesapeake Bay culture, and providing deeper insight into the builders who created these works of nautical ingenuity. More than 150 photographs complement this insider's view of the traditional watermen's

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In Deadrise and Cross-planked, author Larry S. Chowning takes readers on a journey into the history of wooden deadrise boat building, highlighting its role in Chesapeake Bay culture, and providing deeper insight into the builders who created these works of nautical ingenuity. More than 150 photographs complement this insider's view of the traditional watermen's lifestyle and offer a glimpse of the history that spans the thousands of nautical miles of the Chesapeake Bay. Written by one of the most notable bay historians, Deadrise and Cross-planked is a must-have for all maritime and Chesapeake Bay enthusiasts.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780870335884
Publisher:
Cornell Maritime Press, Inc.
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Pages:
177
Sales rank:
741,755
Product dimensions:
8.30(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.50(d)

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