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Boatbuilding Techniques Illustrated: The classic text

Boatbuilding Techniques Illustrated: The classic text

by Richard Birmingham


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Sound woodworking skills are essential when building a boat from
scratch or just completing a hull, whether it is made of steel,
aluminium, GRP or any form of wooden construction. This highly
illustrated book provides help any aspiring boatbuilder decide what
materials and tools to use and how to use them. Richard Birmingham's
classic text covers the wide range of techniques and skills needed when
constructing a boat, from interpreting the plans to hints on working
different timbers. He answers many of those puzzling questions which
need to be solved in a refreshingly clear and direct manner. This book
will prove an invaluable reference to the home builder or newly trained
apprentice in a fitting out yard.

'An authoritative work... really excellent... an essential reference and quite the best on the subject.' Yachts & Yachting

'A must for any would-be boatbuilder... a splendid book.' Classic Boat

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780713676211
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 08/18/2008
Edition description: Illustrate
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Richard Birmingham has been involved in all aspects of the small craft sector of the marine industry including building, operating, designing and regulating small craft. He is currently Professor of Small Craft

Design at Newcastle University.

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