Boat-Building and Boating
The author enthusiastically details construction and operation dos and don'ts for everything from simple rafts and birch-bark canoes to a small sailboat and a speedy motor-boat. Perfect for beginners with minimal skills in the art of boat-building and a valuable guide to Scouts, campers, and outdoors enthusiasts. 238 illustrations.
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