Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard by Sam Rabl

Discussion in 'Boatbuilding' started by DCockey, Apr 17, 2014.

  1. DCockey
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    DCockey Senior Member

    Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard by S. S. (Sam) Rabl has been re-issued by Echo Point Books & Media which is good news. Current price direct from the publisher is $21.95 for paperback, $29.95 for hardback, though you can find it at higher prices on eBay.

    Boatbuilding in Your Own Backyard has plans for eleven boat and is a good introduction to traditional wooden boatbuilding. Some of the information on other topics shows the vintage it was rewritten and updated (1947 and 1958).
  2. PAR
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    PAR Yacht Designer/Builder

    I have this book and the information is a bit dated, but there's still lots of good stuff in it for the novice.
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