How to Build Glued-Lapstrake Wooden Boats
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Brooks has been an instructor at the WoodenBoat School in Maine since the mid 1990s, teaching glued-lapstrake boatbuilding, fine interior joinery, and carving.Hill grew up on the coast of Maine. She is a writer, boatbuilding assistant, naturalist, and graphic artist.
She is a writer, boatbuilding assistant, naturalist, and graphic artist. . About the Author Brooks has been an instructor at the WoodenBoat School in Maine since the mid 1990s, teaching glued-lapstrake boatbuilding, fine interior joinery, and carving.Hill grew up on the coast of Maine
Read the book, use the index to quickly find all those bits of information, and sharpen your tools because you?ve just sharpened your mind. He's going to show you so many techniques for ?getting it right? your head will almost spin. Several years from now when your out for your thousandth row and you lean forward on the oars pausing to just look at the boat, we?ll bet you?ll still smile at the sight. From his unique building jig and clamping system to his masking techniques, you?re on your way to the land of craftsmanship. Co-authoring the book is John's wife Ruth Ann Hill, who when not helping to build boats, is plying her writer trade. Boat carpenter John Brooks is a picky guy--a trait you want in your teacher: he's a builder who abhors bits of epoxy messing-up a nice long clean planking line. You'll benefit from her ability to clearly and concisely convert the physical building processes into words.. A boat that is lightweight, forever appealing to the eye, a boat that d
Great book on glued lapstrake Dave Robbie This is a great book for any boatbuilder, especially the home builder like I am. I have built 3 lapstrake boats, 2 hard chine boats and 1 cedar strip and I like glued lapstrake the best. John's book has a great amount of detail. I wish I had this book years ago. I really like his method of planking without c. "Five Stars" according to Melody S.. purchased as a giftrecepient loves it. boatbuilder Leroy C. Reid This is a really good book for the newcomer to boat building. The authors are very through in the technique for building wooden boats. They do an excellent job. They are professional builders so they have the best of tools. Unfortunately, the beginning wooden boat builder may not have all of these tools avai