- Oct 28, 2004Anybody have any other suggestions for boatbuilding books that would be
helpful for builders of Atkin boats?
Glen-L's BOATBUILDING WITH PLYWOOD, at least in the earlier editions I've
seen in used book stores, seems like a good one for builder's of the Atkins'
Their book on engine installation mainly covers large auto engine
conversions. Anybody know of a good book that covers engine installation?
On Thu, 28 Oct 2004 00:45:39 -0700 (PDT), Scott wrote:
> "BOATBUILDING" by Howard I. Chapelle is excellent
> reference as well as Robert M. Steward's "BOATBUILDING
> MANUAL." However, if you are building your first boat
> or a bit larger boat I would have to recommend George
> Buehler's "Buehler's Backyard Boatbuilding." This is
> the book that George calls his shop manual. It gives
> step-by-step instructions from lofting (very simple
> the George way), laying the keel, cutting the rabbit
> line, frame construction, interior construction,
> building a mast, everything, and its fun to read, even
> if you're not building a boat. Very clear, easy to
> follow with lots of drawings and photos.. I have all
One boat just leads to another.
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