How to Build a Wooden Boat
Author: David C. McIntosh
Published: 1988 by WoodenBoat Books
David C. "Bud" McIntosh was a designer, builder, and sailor of large and small wooden cruising boats for more than 50 years, and wrote about it for over 10 of those years. He made his home on New Hampshire's Piscataqua River, where he was teacher and friend to both amateur and professional boatbuild...
Japanese Wooden Boatbuilding
Author: Douglas Brooks
Published: 2021 by
This is the story of the author's apprenticeships with Japanese masters to build five unique and endangered traditional boats. It is part ethnography, part instruction, and part the personal story of a wooden boatbuilder fueled by a passion to preserve a craft tradition on the brink of extinction. O...
Boatbuilding
A Complete Handbook Of Wooden Boat Construction
Author: Howard Chappelle
Published: 1994 by W. W. Norton & Company
Reprint of the Chapelle (Search for Speed Under Sail) original published by Norton in 1941. Now printed on acid-free paper and with a new foreword by Jonathan Wilson. Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR...
How to Build Glued-lapstrake Wooden Boats
Author: John Brooks, Ruth Ann Hill
Published: 2004 by WoodenBoat Books
As a child, John Brooks loved to build models and sail with his grandfather. When most teenagers were at the prom, John was changing jibs in the Indian Ocean, halfway through a 35,000-mile, two-year cruise. He began building boats in commercial yards at 19, while studying boat design and building hi...
Featherweight Boatbuilding
A WoodenBoat Book
Author: Mac McCarthy, Henry McCarthy
Published: 1996 by WoodenBoat Books
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....
Wooden Boatbuilding
The Sydney Wooden Boat School Manuals
Author: Ian Hugh Smith
Published: 2019 by
This is the combined edition of the Sydney Wooden Boat School Manuals, each of which is a guide to building a wooden boat with a different method. The manuals comprise Building a Traditional Clinker Dinghy, Strip Planking, Plywood Clinker Construction and Building the Whiting Skiff. There is also a ...
Cold-moulded and Strip-planked Wood Boat Building
Author: Ian Nicolson
Published: 1983 by
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Building Small Boats
Author: Greg Rossel
Published: 1998 by WoodenBoat Books
Greg Rossel grew up cruising the waters of New York Harbor and spending time in the boatyards on the south shore of Staten Island where economics (more than anything else) made wooden boats the craft of choice. He makes his home in Maine where he specializes in the construction and repair of small w...
An Introduction to Wooden Boat Building
Always More to Learn
Author: Thad Danielson
Published: 2020 by Points East Publishing, Incorporated
My fascination with floating in a boat, and working with wind and water to travel the watery world, led me to building boats. This interest stirs in people around the world. For thousands of years wooden boats have been successfully built and operated on the waters that surround us. Often the builde...
The Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction
Wood and West System Materials
Author: Meade Gougeon, Joel Gougeon, Jan Gougeon
Published: 2005 by
An illustrated guide to wooden boat construction using WEST SYSTEM epoxy by pioneers in the field of wood/epoxy composite construction. Subjects include Fundamentals of Wood/Epoxy Composite Construction, Core Boatbuilding Techniques, First Production Steps, Hull Construction Methods, and Interior an...
The New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding
From Lofting to Launching
Author: Reuel B. Parker
Published: 2005 by WoodenBoat Books
This features a boatbuilding process which combines strength, beauty, and the workability of wood, with the low-maintenance characteristics of epoxy. Ideally suited to the amateur builder wanting a good, solid cruising boat, this is a complete "soup-to-nuts" presentation of the cold-molding process,...
Directory of Wooden Boat Builders and Designers
Author: Wooden Boat Magazine
Published: 1994 by Wooden Boat Pub
This is an indispensable resource for anyone considering the purchase of a new boat, or the maintenance and repair of an old one. It lists over 500 builders, by state and province, and alphabetically lists 200 designers. Covers the US and Canada, published in 1994....
Traditional Boatbuilding Made Easy
A 12 Foot Skiff for Oar and Sail
Author: Richard Kolin
Published: 1996 by WoodenBoat Books
Richard Kolin has been building boats for 25 years. He has designed and built skiffs for both plywood and plank construction....
Cold-Moulded and Strip-Planked Wood Boatbuilding
Author: Ian Nicolson
Published: 1991 by Sheridan House
This is a cold-moulded and strip-planked wood boatbuilder's guide starting with design requirements, necessary tools, working conditions and choice of timber, through to step-by-step construction and repair....
Wooden Ship
The Art, History, and Revival of Wooden Boat Building
Author: Peter H. Spectre, David Larkin
Published: 1995 by Weidenfeld & Nicolson
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Wooden Boats for Blue Water Sailors
Author: Alfred F Sanford
Published: 2020 by
Exploring the world's mystery from the deck of an ocean-going sailboat propelled by the wind and your own wits and skills, is the most magnificent of personal accomplishments. Amateur ocean sailing developed during the first half of the 20th century and reached its peak during the two decades after ...
Building Catherine
A 14 Foot Pulling Boat in the Whitehall Tradition
Author: Richard Kolin
Published: 2001 by WoodenBoat Books
Richard Kolin has been building boats for 25 years. He has designed and built skiffs for both plywood and plank construction....
Building Strip-Planked Boats
Author: Nick Schade
Published: 2008 by McGraw Hill Professional
The first comprehensive book on stripbuilding almost any type of small boat Strip-planking is a popular method of amateur boat construction, but until now there has never been a book that showed how to use it for more than one type of boat. Author Nick Schade presents complete plans for three boats ...
The Art of Wooden Boat Repair
How to Save Wood Boats
Author: Allen Cody Taube
Published: 2018 by
Allen (Capt. Al) Cody Taube is a NAMS Global Marine Surveyor and a wooden boat specialist. He is a graduate architect from the Rhode Island School of Design, a licensed 100-Ton Captain, and an independent shipwright. He has owned, restored, sailed and cruised his own wooden schooners and others for ...
Building a Wooden Jon Boat
Tips, Techniques, and Ideas for the Boat Builder
Author: Bud Brinkley
Published: 2018 by Independently Published
Do you want to build a simple wooden boat? This book explains in detail the methods and techniques the author has used in the construction of a commercial fishing boat. You will learn how to properly select wood, how to use epoxy resin and fiberglass cloth, and how to incorporate proven techniques t...
Ultralight Boatbuilding
Author: Thomas J. Hill
Published: 1987 by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Ultralight canoes and small boats are things of beauty, their apparent delicacy concealing great strength. They are lapstrake-constructed from marine plywood planks, each plank overlapping the one below it in a gracefully curved hull. Epoxy glue along the laps gives the hull structural reinforcement...
Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson
15 Instant Boats for Power, Sail, Oar, and Paddle
Author: Harold Payson
Published: 2007 by McGraw Hill Professional
From the acknowledged master of the “instant boat”—tips, techniques, and designs for quick-and-easy plywood boatbuilding Dynamite Payson offers you a new guide to building 15 exciting boats from master designer Phil Bolger. Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson includes plans and instructi...
Boat Building in Wood
From Lofting to Launching
Author: Colin Faggetter
Published: 1995 by Voyageur Press
Takes the reader through every stage of building either a chined or round-bilge hull from the receipt of the plans to the final fitting-out stages of construction....
10 Wooden Boats You Can Build
For Sail, Motor, Paddle, and Oar
Author: Peter H. Spectre
Published: 1995 by WoodenBoat Books
The beauty of this book is that the construction bugs have already been worked out of the designs. Plans, step-by-step instructions, material lists photographs and detailed diagrams....
Fifty Wooden Boats
A Catalog of Building Plans
Author:
Published: 1984 by Wooden Boat Publications
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'....
Boatbuilding Manual, Fifth Edition
Author: Robert Steward, Carl Cramer
Published: 2010 by McGraw Hill Professional
Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication in 1970, Boatbuilding Manual has become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders. No other boatbuildin...
Boatbuilding
A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction
Author: Howard I. Chapelle
Published: 1971 by
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Jordan Wood Boats
Boatbuilding My Way
Author: Warren Jordan
Published: 2006 by
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Boatbuilding for Beginners (and Beyond)
Author: Jim Michalak
Published: 2002 by
The ultimate book for anyone who has dreamed of building a boat....
Forty Wooden Boats
A Third Catalog of Building Plans
Author:
Published: 2003 by Adlard Coles
Assembled by WoodenBoat magazine, Forty Wooden Boats contains classic and contemporary designs of cruising boats, powerboats, daysailers, performance rowing craft, sailing and pulling boats, and canoes and kayaks.....Each design is given two pages, with profile lines and hull sectional lines so that...
Fine Woodworking on Bending Wood
35 Articles
Author: Editors of Fine Woodworking
Published: 1985 by Taunton Press
"Whether making a delicate violin, a pair of skis or a graceful armchair, you'll need to bend wood. This text presents the basic methods and trade secrets from the experts."--Amazon.com....
Wooden Boat Renovation: New Life for Old Boats Using Modern Methods
Author: Jim Trefethen
Published: 1993 by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
This book is about fixing up old boats made of wood. For many people, a boat isn't a boat unless it's made of wood. The psychological and philosophical reasons for needing to own a boat made from honest trees instead of the material that L. Francis Herreshoff characterized as "frozen snot" needn't c...
The Canoe Shop: Three Elegant Wooden Canoes Anyone Can Build
Author: Chris Kulczycki
Published: 2001 by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
A lavishly illustrated, user-friendly guide for novices and experienced boat builders alike, The Canoe Shop provides plans and building instructions for three graceful and rugged touring canoes—a 12-foot double-paddle canoe, a 14-foot solo canoe, and a 16-foot tandem boat—that virtually anyone c...
Wood, Water & Light
Classic Wooden Boats
Author: Joel White
Published: 1988 by W. W. Norton & Company
Studies of two dozen boats and yachts with profile drawings and photographs....
Legacy in Wood
The Wahl Family Boat Builders
Author: Ryan Wahl
Published: 2013 by Harbour Publishing Company
"The fortunes of the Wahl company and the fishing boats it produced do indeed illustrate, in microcosm, the process of challenge and adaptation that has reshaped the West Coast fishery and the communities and families it once supported." --Forrest D. Pass, BC Studies...
Practical Boat Building for Amateurs
Author: Adrian Neison
Published: 2017 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This special re-print edition of Neison's book "Canoe and Boat Building" is a historical guide to building canoes, rowboats, skiffs, sailboats and other types of sailing craft. Written in 1900, this classic text provides insight into how to how canoes, rowboats, sailboats and other types of watercra...
25 Woodworking Projects for Small and Large Boats
Author: Peter H. Spectre
Published: 1997 by WoodenBoat Books
Well-known as the editor of the best-selling annual Mariner's Book of Days, Peter Spectre lives in Spruce Head, Maine....
How to Build the Shellback Dinghy
Author: Eric Dow
Published: 1993 by WoodenBoat Books
Easy to build from the separately supplied plans or a kit of pre-cut pieces, the Shellback is a dinghy of traditional design and modern glued-plywood construction....
Canoecraft
An Illustrated Guide to Fine Woodstrip Construction
Author: Ted Moores
Published: 2000 by Firefly Books Limited
Back in print: A revised second edition of a classic how-to book on canoe building. The new edition is updated to include advances in glues and techniques since the original was published, as well as five new canoe plans, builder tips and paddle carving....
Planking and Fastening
Author: Peter H. Spectre
Published: 1996 by WoodenBoat Books
Well-known as the editor of the best-selling annual Mariner's Book of Days, Peter Spectre lives in Spruce Head, Maine....
Wood and Canvas Kayak Building
Author: George Putz
Published: 1990 by International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
The design of the kayak comes from the Eskimos of Southwestern Greenland, with dimension-sawn wood substituted for a frame of carved driftwood and bones, and canvas substituted for animal skins. The building techniques are simple but elegant, incorporating modern adhesives to reduce the number of sc...
A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building
The Fundamental and Practical, Methods Described in Detail, Especially Written for and Other (Classic Reprint)
Author: Richard M. Van Gaasbeek
Published: 2015 by
Excerpt from A Practical Course in Wooden Boat and Ship Building: The Fundamental and Practical, Methods Described in Detail, Especially Written for and Other To meet a popular demand for a text-book to assist the great army of house carpenters and other woodworkers in transferring from their usual ...
Aluminium Boatbuilding
Author: Ernest Sims
Published: 2000 by Sheridan House, Inc.
An authoritative guide to designing and building aluminum alloy boats....
Fishing Boat Construction
Building a ferrocement fishing boat
Author: Richard O. N. Riley, Jeremy M. M. Turner, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Published: 1995 by Food & Agriculture Org.
The increasing cost and scarcity of durable boatbuilding timbers have affected the construction of fishing craft around the world. The developed world has by and large witnessed the transfer from traditional wooden boatbuilding methods to either less conventional wood construction techniques (e.g., ...
How to Build a Wood-Strip Rowboat in a Two-Car Garage
Author: Brian Ramoly
Published: 2021 by
This book proves that it is possible to build a wooden boat even without a large well-equipped workshop. While the rowboat illustrated may not be everyone's choice, the techniques shown transcend this design. The resourcefulness and practical approach to working go along with an encouraging writing ...
Designs for Boatbuilding
Access to Plans for Wood Construction
Author: Iain Oughtred
Published: 1990 by Pub Overstock Unlimited Incorporated
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Boatbuilding Manual, Fifth Edition
Author: Robert Steward, Carl Cramer
Published: 2010 by McGraw Hill Professional
Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication in 1970, Boatbuilding Manual has become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders. No other boatbuildin...
Practical Boat Building for Amateurs
Full Instructions for Designing and Building Punts, Skiffs, Canoes, Sailing Boats,
Author: Adrian Neison
Published: 2018 by Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
This special re-print edition of Adrian Neison's book "Practical Boat Building For Amateurs" has not been available to those interested in model boats and ships since its first publication in 1899. Included are Full Instructions For Designing and Building Punts, Skiffs, Canoes, Sailing Boats and oth...
Illustrated Guide to Wood Strip Canoe Building
Author: Susan Van Leuven
Published: 1998 by Schiffer Craft
Now anyone can make their own, custom-built canoe guaranteed to draw raves on land and water alike. This comprehensive, detailed guide to the process of contructing a high-quality wood strip canoe is written especially for the novice boat builder. All phases of construction are extensively illustrat...
Fishing Boat Construction
Building a sawn-frame fishing boat
Author: John F. Fyson, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Published: 1988 by Food & Agriculture Org.
The publication is intended to provide the reader with a sound basic knowledge of ferrocement and its potential and limitations in boatbuilding. It is assumed that those people using this document are already familiar with the construction of small fishing boats. The sections cover all stages of bui...
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