W. P. Stephens's Canoe and Boat Building: A Complete Manual for Amateurs PDF

By W. P. Stephens

First released over a century in the past, this convenient ebook bargains undying recommendation and guideline on designing and developing various small boats. Written specially for amateurs, this handbook includes complete, easily written instructions for construction canoes, rowing and crusing boats, and searching craft.
Canoe-building is taken care of intimately simply because, because the writer issues out, the strategies concerned are universal to every kind of small craft. as soon as mastered, the foundations may be utilized to less complicated vessels reminiscent of the rowboat, skiff, and dory. The profusely illustrated textual content additionally contains hard-to-find assurance of creating the Barnegat Sneakbox, the Rob Roy Canoe, and the Delaware Ducker. extra chapters provide necessary directions for outfitting the craft with paddles, rudders, sails, and different equipment.
Written via W. P. Stephens, a extraordinary professional within the box, this quantity will function a beneficial spouse for novices within the craft of boat-building, in addition to an invaluable and information-packed sourcebook for knowledgeable builders.

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