Ultrasimple Boat Building

Author: Gavin Atkin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007159387X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats In Ultrasimple Boatbuilding, renowned designer Gavin Atkin shows you how to create elegant, seaworthy plywood boats with a minimum of time, experience, and expense. Using clearly written and illustrated step-by-step instructions, Atkin explains the basics of stitch-and-glue construction, tools, materials, shop safety, and more, as he helps you choose and build the simple boat of your dreams.

Ultrasimple Boat Building

Author: Gavin Atkin
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071477925
Format: PDF, ePub
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The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats In Ultrasimple Boatbuilding, renowned designer Gavin Atkin shows you how to create elegant, seaworthy plywood boats with a minimum of time, experience, and expense. Using clearly written and illustrated step-by-step instructions, Atkin explains the basics of stitch-and-glue construction, tools, materials, shop safety, and more, as he helps you choose and build the simple boat of your dreams.

Ultrasimple Boat Building

Author: Gavin Atkin
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071477925
Format: PDF, Docs
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The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats In Ultrasimple Boatbuilding, renowned designer Gavin Atkin shows you how to create elegant, seaworthy plywood boats with a minimum of time, experience, and expense. Using clearly written and illustrated step-by-step instructions, Atkin explains the basics of stitch-and-glue construction, tools, materials, shop safety, and more, as he helps you choose and build the simple boat of your dreams.

Wooden Boat Building

Author: Nick Loenen
Publisher: FriesenPress
ISBN: 1770974067
Format: PDF, Docs
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Wooden Boat Building recounts the joy of acquiring new skills, such as, working with brass flat bar and stainless steel; how to melt 2,400 pounds of lead wheel-weights to pour the keel; how to roll a hull effortlessly and craft beautiful blocks, almost entirely out of wood, yet strong enough to take an enormous load. The author's lessons learned have application for all back-yard wooden boat builders. Practical advice and helpful hints gathered over a life time of wood working and illustrated here with professionally drawn sketches and pictures are useful to all who love to work with wood, whatever the project.

Building the Weekend Skiff

Author: Richard Butz
Publisher: Tiller Pub
ISBN: 9781888671100
Format: PDF
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"Building the Weekend Skiff offers detailed plans and instructions for building a simple boat at low cost with easily obtainable materials and basic hand tools. The Weekend Skiff is fifteen feet in length, can hold two adults or several children, and is adaptable for oars, sail or a small outboard engine. This is a fun way to spend a weekend and get an excellent small boat easily and inexpensively. The Weekend Skiff is designed for two adults or several children and can be adapted to sail or small outboard. It is a great family project, ideal for introductory boat building courses and for community and school-based boat building experiences. Inexpensive to build, using common tools, several sheets of marine plywood and a few pieces of dimensional lumber, The Weekend Skiff can give anyone access to boat building and a boat."--Publisher's website.

How to Build 20 Boats

Author: Editor-In-Chief Larry Eisinger
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc
ISBN: 1326364383
Format: PDF, Mobi
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The Reader will find in this book detailed plans and drawings prepared by national experts. Thus, the amateur builder of boats, equipped with basic woodworking tools, some experience and patience, should be able to turn his dream into reality. There are design plans for 20 types of boats: MOTORS:Swell Time,Apache,The Thing, Bayou Belle, Firefly, Shoveller, Silver Fin, Squall, Mary Jane, Cobia. MANUAL: Pod, Sabot, Nereia Pram, Seal. MASTS: Bonnie II, Triton, King Kat, Carinita, H28, Ostkust.

Featherweight Boatbuilding

Author: Mac McCarthy
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822395
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Using the Wee Lassie as an example, the author opens your eyes to the natural beauty around you. A practical and beautiful craft, this lightweight and strong double-paddle canoe will carry you to waterways that are inaccessible in most boats.

Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard

Author: S. S. Rabl
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781626549753
Format: PDF, ePub
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"Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard" makes building a variety of classic wooden boats accessible to anyone. Using the illustrated instructions in this book, you can truly build a boat-dingy, sailboat or cruiser-in your spare time, in your backyard or garage. Considered the best in its field for over five decades, "Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard." offers the best practices of boat making processes, designs, concepts, and materials. Written for boat makers of all levels, boatbuilding expert Sam S. Rabl shares a lifetime of knowledge about designing and constructing your own craft, all in a single volume. From wood selection, tools, fastenings, laying down and taking off, framing, making the fits, planking and decking, installing the motor, the cabin, sails, and rigging, to caulking, painting, and more, Rabl guides the amateur boatmaker through every step of the process. The author also shares detailed drawing and guidelines for the construction of eleven boats, including a 14-foot skiff, 15-foot outboard utility, 15-foot sailing cruiser, 18-foot sport fisherman, 24-foot auxiliary cruiser, and several models of an 18-foot outboard tabloid cruiser (an example of which is the world famous Picaroon). "Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard" is the ideal builder's handbook and is an indispensable guide to good care, safety, and maintenance for every boat owner. Rabl's concise instructions overflow with expert advice that will simplify the job and make your boat build a success "About the Author The son of a shipyard supervisor in Chesapeake Bay, Sam S. Rabl's love and knowledge of boats started very early. His passion was fortified by technical training as a draftsman, naval architect and marine engineer. Sam Rabl was brought to national attention with his unique ability to make boat design understandable for the layman."

Building Classic Small Craft

Author: John Gardner
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071427975
Format: PDF, Mobi
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"John Gardner's work has engaged and inspired more individuals connected with traditional small craft than will ever be counted."--WoodenBoat magazine "Deserves an honored place on the library shelf."--National Fisherman "Poses clear and impassioned means to go from the armchair to the open water via your own boat shop."--Sea History This big, handsome legacy volume contains all the plans, measurements, and directions needed to build any of 47 beautiful small boats for oar, sail, or motor.

Fifty Wooden Boats

Author: Woodenboat Magazine
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822074
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This is the first of three major catalogues compiled by the editors of WoodenBoat Magazine. The other books in this series are 'Thirty Wooden Boats' and 'Forty Wooden Boats'.