How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs

How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs

by Edwin Monk

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How to Build Wooden Boats: With 16 Small-Boat Designs by Edwin Monk

Written especially for the amateur boat builder, this concise guidebook contains clear, practical directions and designs for building 16 modern small boats, rowboats, sailboats, outboards, a 125-class hydroplane, and a runabout. You'll find detailed step-by-step instructions, with diagrams, for each design presented. The construction techniques have been kept as simple as possible; moreover, the standardized techniques described and illustrated here are used in boat yards and can be used to construct a variety of other craft not included in this volume.
After an enlightening general discussion of small boat building, Mr. Monk, a noted naval architect, presents detailed guidelines for selecting a design, choosing and assembling building materials, and building and finishing the craft. Boat builders can choose from these basic designs: nine-foot dinghy, eight-foot punt, two skiffs, two outboard boats for camping and fishing enthusiasts, two outboard runabouts, an outboard cruiser, outboard racer, racing hydroplane, 18-foot runabout, simplified sailer, centerboard sloop, racing sailboat, and keel sloop.
With this book at your fingertips, you can experience the satisfaction of building and using a strong, well-proportioned craft, designed by an expert — a boat that offers hours of enjoyment, both in the workshop and on the water.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486156231
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 08/02/2012
Series: Dover Woodworking
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 648,526
File size: 10 MB

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