Boatbuilding; a complete handbook of wooden boat construction
Boatbuilding is a practical handbook and boatshop assistant, designed and written to meet the needs of the builder, covering the complete process of wooden boat construction.
About the Author
Howard I. Chapelle (1901-1975) was an American naval architect, and curator of maritime history at the Smithsonian Institution. In addition, he authored many books and articles books on maritime history and marine architecture, including Yacht Designing and Planning, Boatbuilding: A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction, The History of American Sailing Ships,The History of the American Sailing Navy: The Ships and Their Development, American Small Sailing Craft, and many more.
How to Build a Wooden Boat — David C McIntosh
David C. “Bud” McIntosh was a designer, builder, and sailor of large and small wooden cruising boats. He made his home on New Hampshire’s Piscataqua River, where he was teacher and friend to both amateur and professional boatbuilders. The author built wooden boats for over 50 years and shares his knowledge about traditional, practical, plank-on-frame boat construction. Literate, warm, encouraging, insightful. Wonderfully illustrated by Sam Manning.
Set of Three Caulking Irons
Caulking irons are used to drive oakum, cotton or rope fibers in the seams of a ship’s wooden deck or side / hull to make it watertight. It also plays a structural role in tightening up the hull / deck of a ship and reduces the longitudinal movement of neighboring planks. Actual Shipping will be charged when item ships–typically $8 USA and less than $28 internationally.