Building Strip-Planked Boats


Author: Nick Schade
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071643375
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
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The first comprehensive book on stripbuilding almost any type of small boat Strip-planking is a popular method of amateur boat construction, but until now there has never been a book that showed how to use it for more than one type of boat. Author Nick Schade presents complete plans for three boats of different types (canoe, kayak, and a dinghy) and shows you step-by-step how to build them. Written for all amateur builders, the book covers materials, tools, and safety issues.

Building Strip-Planked Boats


Author: Nick Schade
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071475242
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 288
View: 7301
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The first comprehensive book on stripbuilding almost any type of small boat Strip-planking is a popular method of amateur boat construction, but until now there has never been a book that showed how to use it for more than one type of boat. Author Nick Schade presents complete plans for three boats of different types (canoe, kayak, and a dinghy) and shows you step-by-step how to build them. Written for all amateur builders, the book covers materials, tools, and safety issues.

The Strip-Built Sea Kayak: Three Rugged, Beautiful Boats You Can Build


Author: Nick Schade
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071708708
Category: Education
Page: 176
View: 6495
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Although books on strip building canoes abound, this is among the first to adapt the technique to crafting attractive, functional kayaks. Using high-quality, computer-generated illustrations and photographs to explain key techniques, the book provides complete plans and measurements for three different kayaks: 1) A simple solo craft for beginners, 2) A high-performance solo kayak for intermediate paddlers, and 3) A tandem design for two paddlers. With its easy-to-follow guidance and instructions, The Strip-Built Sea Kayak makes top-notch kayaks accessible to budget-minded paddlers.

The Boatbuilder's Apprentice

The Ins and Outs of Building Lapstrake, Carvel, Stitch-and-Glue, Strip-Planked, and Other Wooden Boa
Author: Greg Rossel
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071818618
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 352
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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

Featherweight Boatbuilding

A WoodenBoat Book
Author: Mac McCarthy,Henry McCarthy
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822395
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 94
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Using the Wee Lassie as an example, the author opens your eyes to the natural beauty around you. A practical and beautiful craft, this lightweight and strong double-paddle canoe will carry you to waterways that are inaccessible in most boats.

Cold-moulded and Strip-planked Wood Boatbuilding


Author: Ian Nicolson
Publisher: Adlard Coles
ISBN: 9780713635249
Category: Boatbuilding
Page: 187
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This is a cold-moulded and strip-planked wood boatbuilder's guide starting with design requirements, necessary tools, working conditions and choice of timber, through to step-by-step construction and repair.

How to Build Wooden Boats

With 16 Small-Boat Designs
Author: Edwin Monk
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486156230
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 96
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Clear concise manual for amateurs offers detailed illustrated instructions for building 16 basic wooden craft — rowboats, sailboats, outboards, runabouts, hydroplane, more. 15 halftones. 49 line illustrations.

Illustrated Guide to Wood Strip Canoe Building


Author: Susan Van Leuven
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764305375
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 160
View: 2721
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Now anyone can make their own, custom-built canoe guaranteed to draw raves on land and water alike. The Illustrated Guide to Wood Strip Canoe Building is a comprehensive, detailed guide to the process of contructing a high-quality wood strip canoe, written especially for the novice boat builder. Sheathed strip boat construction is becoming increasingly popular among both amateur and professional builders. This is a method of producing a light weight, strong, beautiful boat of the sleekest design using materials, tools, and techniques available to the recreational builder. This book offers complete coverage of the procedures and techniques of mold set-up, assembly of the wood strip hull, epoxy resin, and fiberglass application, finishing, and more. All phases of construction are extensively illustrated with color photos and line drawings. For each stage of the building process, a range of alternative methods is presented, enabling the builder to select those which will yield a craft customized to his or her own needs. Source lists for canoe plans, building materials, and tools are included. This book is dedicated to helping the backyard boat builder achieve professional quality results in creating a fine canoe to use and be proud of for years.

Strip Built Canoe

How to Build a Beautiful, Lightweight Cedar Strip Canoe
Author: Randy Folsom
Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
ISBN: 9781419660788
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 142
View: 5018
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The strip building method was first introduced in the late '60s and has enjoyed an ever expanding following over the years. Little has changed in the basic method of construction; however, over the years new techniques and numerous refinements have been introduced, many of which you will find here. The one thing that has remained constant is that unquestionably, the popularity of strip built watercraft comes from the natural beauty of the wood they are made from. When coated with clear resin and fiberglass, the rich tones and colors of the cedar strips cry out to be touched and admired. The premise behind this book is that if you take your time, approach the project thoughtfully, and follow the guidance provided here, you will be able to successfully build a beautiful strip canoe without breaking the bank. Anyone with a little determination and patience can build one of these craft.

Ultrasimple Boat Building

18 Plywood Boats Anyone Can Build
Author: Gavin Atkin
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 007159387X
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
View: 1825
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The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats In Ultrasimple Boatbuilding, renowned designer Gavin Atkin shows you how to create elegant, seaworthy plywood boats with a minimum of time, experience, and expense. Using clearly written and illustrated step-by-step instructions, Atkin explains the basics of stitch-and-glue construction, tools, materials, shop safety, and more, as he helps you choose and build the simple boat of your dreams.

Kayakcraft

Fine Woodstrip Kayak Construction
Author: Ted Moores
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822562
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 175
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Ted Moores operates the Bear Mountain Boat Shop in Peterborough, Ontario with his partner, Joan Barrett. In 1972, Ted pioneered the woodstrip-epoxy boatbuilding system for canoes and, since then, has promoted the fine art of wooden canoe and kayak construction.

Building a Strip Canoe

Full-Sized Plans and Instructions for Eight Easy-to-Build, Field-Tested Canoes
Author: Gil Gilpatrick
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565234833
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 111
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"After supervising the construction of more than 500 during his 30 years as an outdoor resources instructor in the school system of Skowhegan, Maine, Gil Gilpatrick shares his voice of experience through easy step-by-step instructions that will successfully guide both novice and accomplished woodworkers in the building of a sturdy, ready-to-use strip canoe. This revised and expanded second edition of Building a Strip Canoe includes plans and patterns for eight proven designs, most of which are Gil's original adaptations, and more than 100 photographs and illustrations. Also included are directions for making handwoven can seats and attractive, lightweight, stalwart paddles"--Page 4 of cover.

Canoe and Kayak Building the Light and Easy Way

How to Build Tough, Super-Safe Boats in Kevlar, Carbon, or Fiberglass
Author: Sam Rizzetta
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071597360
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 256
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The first quick-and-easy composite construction method for canoes and kayaks This book is certain to appeal to any paddler with a DIY bent. Master craftsman Sam Rizzetta presents three attractive innovations: a new building method that makes Kevlar and carbon-fiber boats cheap and feasible for home builders; an ergonomically designed canoe that makes paddling easier and more comfortable; and a foam-flotation installation method that makes canoes and kayaks safe and unsinkable.

Woodstrip Rowing Craft

How to Build, Step by Step
Author: Susan Van Leuven
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764325533
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 288
View: 4051
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Finally, a comprehensive guide to constructing of beautiful wood strip rowing crafts. This style of construction is renowned for producing sophisticated hull shapes. Construction techniques can be mastered by the hobby builder. Over 835 clear color photos and detailed text take the reader through every step required to create two different, elegant boats for both sport fishing and sculling. The wooden parts are made with ordinary woodshop tools, materials, and standard working techniques. Fiberglass and epoxy can be applied successfully by the first-time user. Finishing methods help builders show off their craftsmanship to best advantage. This book introduces rowers to the delights of constructing their ideal boat.

Building the Greenland Kayak

A Manual for Its Contruction and Use
Author: Christopher Cunningham
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780071392372
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 240
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This step-by-step guide to building a lashed-frame, fabriccovered sea kayak is both a means to a sleek, fast, universally admired boat and an excellent introduction to woodworking and boatbuilding for hobbyists. The Inuit design scales up or down to fit the paddler and can be built using $150 worth of hardware-store materials, a few basic tools, and a minimal investment of time. Also included: plans for a low-volume version designed for Eskimo rolling; an especially stable version for children; and discussions of kayaking equipment, paddling, and rolling techniques.

Stitch-and-Glue Boatbuilding

How to Build Kayaks and Other Small Boats
Author: Chris Kulczycki
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071440936
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 256
View: 9796
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In Stitch-and-Glue Boatbuilding, one of the leading practitioners and teachers of the craft assembles the definitive how-to manual for the most popular method of amateur boatbuilding today. Enlivened with tales of boat shop mishaps and designs gone bad that entertain as they instruct, this invaluable book includes full plans and assembly instructions for nine boats--seven kayaks, a sailing skiff, and a wherry. Step-by-step photos and drawings make this an ideal guide for visual learners.

Building an Adirondack Guideboat

Wood Strip Reproductions of the Virginia
Author: Michael J. Olivette,John D. Michne
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780971306998
Category: Adirondack guide-boats
Page: 236
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How to Build the Ocean Pointer

A Strip-built 19'6" Outboard Skiff
Author: David Stimson
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
ISBN: 9780937822722
Category: Crafts & Hobbies
Page: 57
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David Stimson grew up on Cape Cod, Massachusetts, and learned boatbuilding while working in the local boatyards. During this time, he developed an eye for boat design from Merton Long, a retired catboat builder who became his friend and mentor. David's love of traditional boats was further inspired by the writings of John Gardner and Pete Culler in the 1970's and by WoodenBoat Magazine. He now lives in Boothbay, Maine, with his wife, Tamora and two teenage boys, Abraham and Nathaniel. He is a sailing charter captain during the summer, and designs and builds boats at Stimson Marine, Inc. in Boothbay.

Building Outrigger Sailing Canoes

Modern Construction Methods for Three Fast, Beautiful Boats
Author: Gary Dierking
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071594566
Category: Sports & Recreation
Page: 192
View: 737
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Build the fastest, most exotic sailboats around! Popular in Hawaii and throughout the South Pacific and Indian Oceans, outrigger canoes combine the romance of the South Seas with a ruthless efficiency of design and breathtaking sailing performance. This is the first book to present complete plans and building instructions for three outrigger sailing canoes. Based on traditional Hawaiian and Micronesian types, the designs are lightweight, easy to build, and screamingly fast. Author Gary Dierking shows you how to build these boats using stitch-and-glue and strip-planking construction, explains what tools and materials are required, how to rig and equip the boats, and more.