Building Small Boats
WoodenBoat Publications, 1998 - Crafts & Hobbies - 278 pages
For years Greg has been teaching the fundamentals here at our WoodenBoat School. Greg's talent for relaying this experience into the written word has resulted in a text with a straight-forward friendly approach, including helpful drawings and photographs. The combination will drive-home the lessons. Building Small Boats is the ideal book for the construction of boats under 25 feet in length. It's perfect for folks looking to have some of the mysteries of the building process peeled away, or just boning-up on a good technique or two. This book has fast become a best-seller. A classic in the making.
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A Boat and a Shop to Build It In
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