How to Restore Your Wooden Runabout

Author: Don Danenberg
Publisher: Motorbooks
ISBN: 9780760320488
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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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.

Restore Your Wooden Boat

Author: Stan Grayson
Publisher: Devereux Books
ISBN: 9781928862116
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Written by serious amateur boating enthusiasts, this reference details the restoration process for all types of wooden boats—from rowboats and daysailors to outboard runabouts and cabin cruisers. Weekend sailors will find answers to their most common questions, including What tools are truly needed for the restoration process? How should a workspace be arranged? and What are the best ways to save money and time? Each chapter is filled with technical guidance and advice as well as personal stories and lessons learned by each contributing author.

How to Master Airbrush Painting Techniques

Author: JoAnn Bortles
Publisher: Motorbooks International
ISBN: 9780760323991
Format: PDF, Kindle
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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, ePub, Docs
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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.

Planking and Fastening

Author: Peter H. Spectre
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822418
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Well-known as the editor of the best-selling annual Mariner's Book of Days, Peter Spectre lives in Spruce Head, Maine.