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Clinker Plywood Boatbuilding Manual

Author : Iain Oughtred
ISBN : 9780937822616
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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After a successful career in centreboard racing dinghies, Ian Oughtred became one of the leading lights of the British wooden boat revival, designing, building and sailing many remarkable craft. These boats have gained a world-wide reputation for their elegance of line, sound construction and execellent sailing performance. His perfectionist approach may be unbusinesslike, but provides highly refined designs and detailed plans. In this he hopes to encourage a return to a deep appreciation of traditional values of craftsmanship, believing this is the vital part of the true education, and thus helps to nourish the human spirit in an impoverished age.

How To Build Glued Lapstrake Wooden Boats

Author : John Brooks
ISBN : 0937822582
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 33. 15 MB
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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 his own boats. John worked for many years honing his craftsmanship on fine yachts, small boats, custom furniture, and a harpsichord. He has been a instructor at the WoodenBoat School in Maine since the mid-1990s, teaching glued-lapstrake boatbuilding, fine interior joinery, and carving. Ruth Ann Hill grew up on the coast of Maine. A writer, boatbuilding assistant, naturalist, and graphic artist, Ruth is the author of Discovering Old Bar Harbor and Acadia National Park: An Unconventional Guide and a contributing editor for Maine Boats & Harbors magazine. John and Ruth started their business, Brooks Boats, in 1991. They design and build glued-lapstrake boats in West Brooklin, Maine-and get out to enjoy their handiwork in its proper element whenever they can.

Building Small Boats

Author : Greg Rossel
ISBN : 0937822507
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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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 wooden boats, as well as writing for several publications. Greg has been an instructor at WoodenBoat School in Maine since the mid-1980's, teaching lofting, skiff building, and the "Fundamentals of Boatbuilding".

Small Boat Building

Author : H. W. Patterson
ISBN : 1929516045
Genre : Transportation
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"This book represents Patterson's effort to help amateur builders become "fair workmen" by guiding them succinctly through the basics of boatbuilding lore, from wood, fasteners, and tools to laying down lines, setting up molds to build the keel and run ribbands, and framing, planking, and decking to complete the hull" -- back cover.

The Philosophy Of Shipbuilding

Author : Frederick M. Hocker
ISBN : 1585443131
Genre : Transportation
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12 expert nautical archaeologists, present the latest information from excavations and explore the conceptual basis for shipbuilding traditions.

The Boatbuilder S Apprentice

Author : Greg Rossel
ISBN : 9780071464055
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 77. 30 MB
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Learn the Ins and Outs of Building Lapstrake, Carvel, Stitch-and-Glue, Strip-Planked, and Other Wooden Boats Whether you are contemplating your first-ever boatbuilding project or trying to decide what design you'd like to build next, Greg Rössel can help. Here's just a glimpse of what's inside this complete overview of wooden boatbuilding: How rowing, sailing, paddling, and powerboat designs perform, and how they compare in cost, time, and necessary skills for building How wooden boats are built, including the pros and cons of carvel, lapstrake, dory lap, stitch and glue, strip plank, and other methods How to choose the best boat and building method for your next project How to loft a hull, steam bend frames, scarf a joint, cut a rabbet, laminate stems, and spile planks How to take the lines off an old classic whose plans have been lost How to make oars, spars, coamings, knees, gaff jaws, cleats, and more Greg Rössel writes with warmth, wit, and an engaging style. The Boatbuilder's Apprentice is a must guide for anyone planning or even dreaming about building a wooden boat. “Greg Rössel is a Renaissance man. While there are many talented boatbuilders in the world, only a handful are also good teachers. Even fewer can write or illustrate effectively. Yet this author is highly skilled in each of these areas. . . . The Boatbuilder's Apprentice is a successful blend of technique and wisdom, and is, I believe, destined to become a classic.”-Karen Wales, WoodenBoat Review

How To Build A Boat

Author : Jonathan Gornall
ISBN : 9781501199394
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Part ode to building something with one’s hands in the modern age, part celebration of the beauty and function of boats, and part moving father-daughter story, How to Build a Boat is a bold adventure. Once an essential skill, the ability to build a clinker boat, first innovated by the Vikings, can seem incomprehensible today. Yet it was the clinker, with its overlapping planks, that afforded us access to the oceans, and its construction has become a lost art that calls to the do-it-yourselfer in all of us. John Gornall heard the call. A thoroughly unskilled modern man, Gornall set out to build a traditional wooden boat as a gift for his newborn daughter. It was, he recognized, a ridiculously quixotic challenge for a man who knew little about woodworking and even less about boat-building. He wasn’t even sure what type of wood he should use, the tools he’d need, or where on earth he'd build the boat. He had much to consider…and even more to learn. But, undaunted, he embarked on a voyage of rediscovery, determined to navigate his way back to a time when we could fashion our future and leave our mark on history using only time-honored skills and the materials at hand. His journey began in East Anglia, on England’s rocky eastern coast. If all went according to plan, it would end with a great adventure, as father and daughter cast off together for a voyage of discovery that neither would forget, and both would treasure until the end of their days. How to Build a Boat celebrates the art of boat-building, the simple pleasures of working with your hands, and the aspirations and glory of new fatherhood. John Gornall “tells the inspiring story of how even the least skilled of us can make something wonderful if we invest enough time and love” (The Daily Mail) and taps into the allure of an ancient craft, interpreting it in a modern way, as tribute to the generations yet to come. “Both the book, and place, are magical” (The Sunday Telegraph).

Clinker Boatbuilding

Author : John Leather
ISBN : 0713636432
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 80. 85 MB
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This book describes clinker and coldmolded construction methods for sail-, row- or power-boats up to 20 feet in length. The contents cover every stage int he process, frompreparation tools, materials, plans, keel structure, planking, frames, centerboards and decks to finishing off the hull, masts and oars.

Guidelines For Recording Historic Ships

Author : Richard Kerfoot Anderson
ISBN : MINN:31951P00909115Q
Genre : Government publications
File Size : 39. 97 MB
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The Minimum Boat

Author : Sam Llewellyn
ISBN : 9781408127254
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 35. 14 MB
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This quirky, lighthearted compilation brings together many of nautical thriller writer Sam Llewellyn's articles for Practical Boat Owner magazine (read by 200,000 a month). Owner of a traditional Drascombe Lugger, Llewellyn is an advocate of keeping sailing simple, and in this wonderful collection of nautical observations he promotes the minimalist boating lifestyle - whilst poking gentle fun at the expensive, complicated, ostentatious forms of sailing. Laced with humour and tongue in cheek jibes, and illustrated throughout by cartoons from the inimitable Mike Peyton, this is the ideal bunkside read for those who are attracted to the traditional way of sailing and keeping things simple (and cheap!) on the water.

The Coevolution Quarterly

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ISBN : UIUC:30112004586043
Genre : Books
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The Trouble With Old Boats

Author : Adrian Morgan
ISBN : 9781472901590
Genre : Sports & Recreation
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Drawn from the best of Adrian Morgan's entertaining columns musing on the world of traditional boats and the joys of building, sailing and working on them, here is his long-awaited bunkside read. Billed as a 'zen and the art of wooden boatbuilding', it will resonate with classic boat enthusiasts everywhere. Illustrated with evocative watercolour paintings by Charlotte Watters.

Boats Of South Asia

Author : Sean Mcgrail
ISBN : 9781134431311
Genre : Social Science
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This book sets new standards for the documentation of water transport, and introduces styles of boat-building which are unlikely to be found outside the sub-Continent. A fascinating and accessible read for anyone interested in boats or the South Asian way of life, as well as ethnographers, maritime archaeologists and historians, Boats of South Asia covers recent, exhaustive fieldwork in India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; and covers a vast array of traditional boats used in the sub-Continent today for fishing and other coastal, riverine tasks.

Ancient Boats In North West Europe

Author : Sean Mcgrail
ISBN : 9781317882374
Genre : History
File Size : 54. 36 MB
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At last a paperback edition of this standard work on marine archaeology. Séan McGrail's study received exceptional critical acclaim when it was first published in hardback in 1987 and it is now revised and published in paperback for the first time. Professor McGrail provides an authoritative survey of water transport across Northern Europe from the Late Palaeolithic to the later Middle Ages, using evidence of excavations, but also documentary sources, iconographic and ethnographic evidence. In the process he answers such key questions as How were these boats built? What sort of environment were they used in? What speeds could they achieve? and how were they navigated?

The Boatyard Book

Author : Simon Jollands
ISBN : 9781472977090
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 32. 72 MB
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The Boatyard Book is a practical, comprehensive reference manual that provides sensible, accessible advice for boatowners on planning and carrying out annual maintenance, repairs, upgrades and refits of sailing yachts and motorboats, up to 20 metres in length. Beginning with all the information owners will need to care for their boat, including how to budget and plan tasks to be done through the year, The Boatyard Book goes on to help them choose the best boatyard for their needs, then provides essential how-to reference material and ideas for a comprehensive range of projects large and small to be carried out ashore. There's advice and tips from highly respected boatyard owners, specialists and surveyors, as well as from the author's own 25 years' experience of boat ownership, all fully illustrated with step-by-step photos and illustrations. Topics covered include: - laying up - hull and deck care - mast and rigging - sail care - engines - electrics - maintenance of plumbing and gas systems - more complex projects, including re-wiring a boat, overhauling an engine, how to treat osmosis and how to go about a complete refit. This is a book to be kept at the yard, or on the boat, and used time and time again by those who are either happy to keep things ticking along with the minimum of effort or by those who want to get stuck into bigger projects.

The End Of Roman Britain

Author : Michael E. Jones
ISBN : 0801485304
Genre : History
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Jones offers a lucid and thorough analysis of the economic, social, military, and environmental problems that contributed to the failure of the Romans, drawing on literary sources and on recent archaeological evidence.

The Folkboat Story

Author : Dieter Loibner
ISBN : 9781574092745
Genre : Sports & Recreation
File Size : 26. 84 MB
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Dieter Loibner, an editor and boating writer, holds a Ph.D. in journalism. He has contributed hundreds of articles on sailing to newspapers and magazines around the world. He lives in Oakland, California.

The Jottings Of A Thames Estuary Ditch Crawler

Author : Nick Ardley
ISBN : 9781445624204
Genre : Transportation
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A compilation of tales of the Thames Estuary.

British Motor Fishing Vessels

Author : John McWilliams
ISBN : 9781445678641
Genre : Transportation
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With a terrific array of rare and unpublished images, John McWilliams looks at some of the fishing boats that can be found around the coast of Britain.

Traditional Fishing Boats Of Europe

Author : Mike Smylie
ISBN : 9781445614342
Genre : Transportation
File Size : 89. 99 MB
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The first history of traditional fishing boats of Europe.

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