This impressive volume shows the process of constructing a boat hull with extensive photographs and drawings and includes ample time-saving procedures. Larry Pardey is accepted as one of the master craftsman of the wooden-boat building world. He and his wife, Lin, have built two, strong, handsome boats an sailed twice around the world in them. This book will help you to save money, time, and energy while creating the boat of your dreams. This book will also guide you with the right tools and equipment, planning and detailing as well as how to create and make your own tools. Guides to repairing and maintaining your boat are included as well. A world of useful information is contained in just these 448 pages.
The ongoing success of Details of Classic Boat Conctruction, which is now a standard text book in many boat building schools, has prompted us to issue a special 25th Anniversary Edition with a new foreword by the well respected boatbuilder, voyager and nautical writer, Thies Matzen.