The Sharpie Book

The Sharpie Book

by Reuel B. Parker

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071580137
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 11/01/1993
Pages: 192
Sales rank: 938,661
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.43(d)

About the Author

Reuel B. Parker has spent a lifetime building, repairing, restoring, designing, and cruising in sail- and powerboats. Author of The New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding (International Marine, 1990) and of numerous articles for WoodenBoat and Boatbuilder magazines, he has been a devotee of sharpies since his childhood on the shores of Long Island Sound. He is currently putting the finishing touches on a 60-foot Virginia pilot schooner; he plans to move his design business aboard and go cruising.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction
One History and Evolution
Two Traditional Construction
Three Tools, Materials, Adhesives, Fasteners, and Safety
Four Modern Construction
Five Details and Accoutrements
Six Design, Lofting, and Scantlings
Seven Sailing, Handling, and Maintenance
Appendices
I Tables of Offsets for Adapted Sharpie Designs
II Three Modern Sharpie Designs
III Materials Suppliers
Bibliography
Index

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