Boat Building

$49.95  
Hardcover, Larry Pardey, 452 pages, 10 x 8 inches
This impressive book shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. Larry Pardey is accepted as one of the master craftsman of the wooden-boat building world. He and his wife, Lin, have built two, strong,...
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$34.00  
Paperback, George Buehler, 416 pages, 9.1 x 7.3 inches, ISBN: 9780071823050
"Build wooden boats the Buehler way, which is to say inexpensively, yet like the proverbial brick outhouse." -- Wooden Boat "A WEALTH OF VALUABLE INFORMATION." -- American Sailing Association The classic and definitive guide for the home boatbuilder--now updated Everybody...
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$10.00 $29.95  
Paperback, Biance & Gordon Barnes, 83 pages, ISBN: 9780981226002
Real-time Boatbuilding is a beautiful photographic book put out by Salt Spring residents Bianca and Gordon Barnes, chronicling 20 years of a project that Gordon began in 1967 - a project that still has some steps to go before the boat is finished. The idea of a journey that remains incomplete...
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$49.95  
Hardcover, Gougeon Brothers, 404 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9781878207500
An expanded, revised, reorganized, updated edition of this exhaustive manual on modern wood/epoxy yacht construction. Extensively illustrated with photos and drawings covering every operation from lofting to launching. Extraordinary volume.
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$32.95  
Hardcover, Glen L. Witt, 302 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 939070073
The classic text for building in plywood. Dense with information on every process from lofting to launch. Very well illustrated with photos, drawings.
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Propeller Handbook
INT063
$23.00  
Paperback, Dave Gerr, 147 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780071381765
A designer's, Boatbuilder's and boat owner's reference for choosing, installing, and understanding propellers. Covers outboards to trawlers, high speed and low. Contains plenty of graphs, charts, drawings and answers to common questions and considerations
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$40.00  
Hardcover, Stephen Pollard, 314 pages, 7.5 x 95 inches, ISBN: 9780071443180
A complete guide for amateur and small shop boatbuilding in aluminum. Discusses various alloys, welding, fitting out, painting and the latest in CAD, cutting and new techniques for assembling pre-cut boats. Well illustrated. Second edition
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$18.95  
Paperback, Derek Van Loan, 112 pages, 7.8 x 6.4 inches, ISBN: 9780939837700
The Chinese Sailing Rig: Design and Build Your Own Junk Rig is a stem-to-stern guide for the Western sailor who wants to junk rig any hull. . Words and drawings clearly explain in detail concepts that have been successfully used for millennia in the Orient. Using Western materials and...
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Hardcover, Robert Steward, 448 pages, 7.7 x 1.3 x 9.4 inches, ISBN: 9780071268341
Since its first publication in 1970,ÿBoatbuilding Manualÿhas 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 boatbuilding text has simultaneously served the disparate needs of...
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Dory Book
MSP002
$20.00 $29.95  
Paperback, John Gardner, 275 pages, 8 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780913372447
Most complete work ever published about these unique, useful and historic boats. A history, a boatbuilding manual and a plans portfolio for the classic dory and hundreds of derivations. Hundreds of superb drawings, photos.
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$26.00  
Paperback, Gavin Atkin, 229 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780071477925
18 elegant plywood boats anyone can build. The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats using stitch-and-glue construction. Includes designs by Bolger, John Welsford, Murray Isles and the author.
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$18.95  
Paperback, Ken Hankinson, 126 pages, 8.5 x 11 inches, ISBN: 9780939070060
Discusses and illustrates in detail all sheathing systems and techniques for covering wooden hulls with fiberglass. Pros and cons of various materials covered. This book will get it done right the first time.
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$39.50  
Hardcover, Ernest H. Sims, 128 pages, 7.5 x 9.75 inches, ISBN: 9781574091137
Authoritative book highlighting the advantages of building in aluminum, as well as discussing limitations. Material on machinery, tools and techniques, setup, corrosion, more. Well illustrated. Sections on bonding and adhesives, welding, plasma and waterproofing.
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$19.00  
Paperback, Edward S. Brewer, 143 pages, 7.5 x 95 inches, ISBN: 9780070076945
The best, most concise introduction to boat shapes, designs, rigs, features, construction materials, powering options, performance and more for both sail and power. Excellent illustrations.
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