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Technical Resources : Books - Boatbuilding:

  • A Skiff for All Seasons: Building an Alaskan Skiff  10.00
    by Renn Tolman. "In Renn Tolman's book you'll find not only the plans for building your skiff, you'll also find a mountain of information for the first time boat builder. You'll know what tools you need, what supplies, plywood, epoxy etc to purchase for you project. I think at last count Renn has personally hand built over 100 of these fine boats and the design evolution is evidence of this man's quest for the perfect offshore fishing skiff." (Added: 12-Aug-2002 Hits: 2150)  My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
  • Building Skin-On-Frame Boats  0
    Based on classic skin-on-frame boat building techniques of the Inuit, learn step-by-step how to construct seven boat styles, from a kayak to a canoe to a small sailboat. Discover innovative materials, such as the well-named "ballistic nylon," that result in strong but incredibly light and transportable skin-on-frame boats. By Robert Morris, Edward R. Turner. (Added: 19-Aug-2001 Hits: 5342)  My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
  • The Big Book of Boat Canvas  0
    A Complete Guide to Fabric Work on Boats by Karen S. Lipe and Cynthia Taylor Dax. Step-by-step instructions for duffel bags, cushions, privacy curtains, dodgers, sail covers, winter covers, and other projects for home sewing machine includes a guide to marine fabrics and selecting colors and patterns for the cabin. (Added: 12-Aug-2000 Hits: 1633)  My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now
  • The Finely Fitted Yacht  0
    The Finely Fitted Yacht
    The Boat Improvement Manual by Ferenc Mate, Candace Mate. "Interspersed with his unique humor are plans for hundreds of projects from major to mundane. If you are building or refitting a sailing yacht, you must read this essential reference." (Added: 22-May-2001 Hits: 1581)  My Links | Rate | Check Price Buy this Book Online Now

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