Boat Interior Construction
This popular book shows you, step by step, exactly how to: install gas and water pipes, lay a teak deck, install a marine toilet, construct a chart table and navigation area, fit comfortable bunks, build a practical galley, install heating and ventilation systems, insulate an engine, panel a cabin for comfort, fit a new hatch and replace defective windows. It shows you which materials and tools to use and even how long the project will take to complete. Each detail is clearly explained, with over 400 color photographs for those with few DIY skills. The techniques and procedures are applicable to every type of boat. In short, if you need guidance in making your cabin more convenient and comfortable, this book will give you all the help you need.
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Upholstery for comfort and style
Making curves and corners 43 Selecting the sails
and headlinings 48
Fitting out the galley 64 Repairs to wood and CRP
Fitting out the heads 78 Installing windows
Fitting profiled battens and panels Varnishing topsides and below
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Boat Interior Construction: A Bestselling Guide to DIY Interior Boatbuilding
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