How to Build a Wooden Boat
Written by an experienced boatbuilder, this book aims to teach everything there is to know about building a carvel planked cruising boat. It covers the entire boatbuilding process, from lofting to fitting out, taking you step-by-step through each procedure. It describes: cedar-planking; oak framing; cotton caulking; and bronze fastenings, in a fashion that is intended to be understandable even to a novice. Combine Bud's text with the elegant yet clean drawings of Sam Manning, and you have a classic text, in print for over 30 years.
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