How to Restore Your Wooden Runabout

Author: Don Danenberg
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760320488
Format: PDF, ePub
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Don Danenberg, the recognized master of wooden runabout restoration, is back with his second book about how to undertake detailed restorations. While Volume 1 focused exclusively on woodworking, Volume 2 covers a wide range of topics to help restorers complete their projects. This new book addresses running gear, electrical wiring, plumbing, instruments, upholstery, trailers, and maintenance. The techniques are presented so they can be applied to any make of classic wooden boat and include further insights from the author into selecting materials, lapstrake construction, hardware and more. Volume 2 also includes an appendix of resources, glossary, and "School of Hard Knocks" sidebars.

The Complete Wooden Runabout Restoration Guide

Author: Don Danenberg
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 1616732156
Format: PDF, ePub
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Now MBI Publishing Company’s two top-selling boating titles—written by one of the world’s top authorities on the subject of antique wooden boat restoration—are available in one volume. In this comprehensive restoration guide for owners and enthusiasts of wooden powerboats of all makes and models built from the early 1920s through the 1960s, author Don Dannenberg covers all major woodworking aspects of restoration: surveying, disassembly, repair, reconstruction, and varnishing. But when it comes to restoring a classic wooden powerboat, getting the frame, planking, and deck right is just one part of the story. Danenberg also walks enthusiasts through the topics of hardware, running gear, electrical wiring, plumbing, instruments, upholstery, trailers, and maintenance. Fully illustrated with step-by-step color photos and written in an entertaining style in which the author stresses sound reconstruction techniques over preservation of original components, this comprehensive volume also includes resource listings, glossaries, and School of Hard Knocks sidebars.

Dodge Boats

Author: Anthony S. Mollica
Publisher: Voyageur Press
ISBN: 9780760311745
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Dodge Boats is a must-have for any boating enthusiast who wishes to take a spin back through a powerful boating era. In the antique powerboat world, Dodge ranks as one of the most prolific builders of all time. Inside, readers will find the dramatic story of how one of America's elite automobile families poured its heart, soul, and personal fortune into developing some of the finest handling and most powerful boats of their time.

How to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques

Author: JoAnn Bortles
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760323991
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Clear, step-by-step lessons from the master in the technology and techniques of airbrush art for any vehicle or surface.

Art of the Classic Car

Author: Peter Bodensteiner
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 0760344159
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"Art of the Classic Car showcases the most beautiful and in some cases rare vehicles of the early 20th century. Each car is showcased with breathtaking photography and coupled with explicit, informative prose detailing the particular history of each model"-Provided by publisher.

Chris Craft

Author: Jerry Conrad
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780991583904
Format: PDF, Docs
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Chris-Craft: The Essential Guide, by Jerry Conrad, provides full specifications - from hull materials and fuel capacity to upholstery colors and numbers built - for every cruiser, runabout, roamer, kit boat and other pleasure craft ever built by the legendary Chris-Craft Corporation. Revised second editions is illustrated with more than 700 black-and-white photographs with updated information and new photographs.