A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building

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Dixon-Price Pub., Jun 1, 2007 - Sports & Recreation - 180 pages
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Originally published on the eve of WWI, A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building was developed to train carpenters and other woodworkers in the practical aspects of building a wooden ship.
 

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Contents

Practice calking 70
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CHAPTER
11
FIGURE PAGE 1 Sheer planmoulded lines
12
Body planmoulded lines
13
Fairingin a line on mould loft floor
14
Detail of stem
16
CHAPTER II
19
Detail of stern
22
Applying mouldlaying out timbers
91
Beveling frames on the band saw
92
Cutting a straight timber on the band saw
93
Sectional carriages in mill for handling heavy timbers
94
Sawing a heavy timber in a modern mill
95
Surfacing knees on a special machine
102
Shaping the rudder stock on the beveling machine
103
Shape of a rudder stock after sixteen cuts have been completed
104

Moulds for stem
23
Picking up lines from mould loft floor
25
Bending battens and lining in
26
Section through stem showing the development of rabbet
27
Detail of rabbet Section through AA Figure 12
28
Erecting stem and stem and cutting rabbets
29
Boring through shaft log for propeller shaft
30
CHAPTER III
32
Futtock moulds forward
33
Futtock moulds aft
34
Ticking up lines from mould loft floor with a flexible steel template
35
Details of steam box
38
Details of door of steam box
39
Condensation pipe and water seal trap of steam box
40
Bending timbers
41
Method of developing bevels on diagonals
42
Bevels on each diagonal
45
Beveling boards
46
Sawing timbers
48
Fitting futtocks to ribbands and installing frames
49
Manufactured frame constructionrunning ribbands
51
Builtup frame construction
52
Strap frame construction
53
Bending frames for strap frame boat
54
Projection of diagonals on sheer plan and body plan
55
Futtock MouldsPicking Up the Lines
56
Scaling for sheer strake
58
Scaling and spiling for sheer and binding strakes
60
Spiling for first lower strake
61
Scaling for binding strake
62
Scaling for lower strakes
65
Form for practice calking
68
Details of form for practice calking
69
CHAPTER V
71
Standard wooden steamshipsheer planmoulded linesstem
74
Standard wooden steamshipsheer planmoulded linesstem
75
Standard wooden steamshiphalfbreadth planmoulded linesstem
79
Standard wooden steamshipmoulded linesbody plan 80
80
Standard wooden steamshipmidship section 8485
84
Section from bridge deck to top of wheelhouse of standard wooden steamship
86
Section through poop
87
Section through engine foundation looking forward
88
Section through the forecastle
89
Mould loft
90
The rudder stock requires but little time with hand tools to complete the work after leaving the machine
105
No hand tools were used in beveling the ceiling in this ship
106
Record keel laid in ten minutes in a prominent yard on the Atlantic coast
107
Assembling platform showing ways and square framing
108
Assembling platform showing diagonals
109
CHAPTER VII
110
The frames are run on two tracks one on either side of the ways
111
Frames in position ready to raise
112
Raising the frame
113
Frames in position
114
Cant frames looking forward showing heels of timbers
115
Cant frames looking aft showing heels of timbers
116
Looking aftheads of timbers
117
Another view of keelson and timber chute
118
CHAPTER VIII
120
Bow of ship planked showing staging
121
Closeup view of ship showing detail of bow construction
122
Wooden ship framed up complete ready for planking
123
Partially planked
124
Planked ready for launching
125
The finished ship
127
Stern of ship showing vertical planking
128
Interior of hull looking aft
129
View of framing platform
130
Ready to launch
131
Framing the poop deck
132
Raising the rudder
133
Panoramic view of a prominent shipyard on the Atlantic coast
134
Continuation to the left of shipyard scene in Figure 93
137
Wheelhouse and navigating bridge
138
Top of wheelhouse
139
Boat deck standard wood steamship
140
Top of gun house
141
Poop deck
143
Section through engine room looking forward
144
Section through boiler room looking aft
145
CHAPTER IX
146
Plain adze
148
Broad axe
149
Ship auger bit
151
Wooden Boat and SHir Terminology 150
174
Table of Offsets Wooden Boat 16
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