Re: Plywood debate, etc
- John, Rick, & Will,
A great proponent of 'Good but Cheap' is George Buehler. His book, 'Backyard
Boatbuilding', has a lot of interesting recommendations. Many are applicable
to a small boat. If nothing else, it's a FUN read !!
However you build your boat, it's the cheapest & best therapy around.
Regards & Good Luck,
> Message: 8SNIP
> Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2005 23:19:19 -0500
> From: "John Bell" <smallboatdesigner@...>
> Subject: Plywood debate, and boat building budgets.
> As I'm preparing to build my next boat (an 11' sailboat to my own design,
> see MAIB, October 15, 2004), I put together a preliminary budget . . .
> Message: 11
> From: Rick Bedard <sctree@...>
> I came to the exact same conclusions not long ago.
> Message: 20
> From: "Will Samson" <willsamson@...>
> Much as I agree with what you say, and indeed put it into practice myself,
> I'd hate anybody to give up on boatbuilding just because they've been told
> they need to go the top-quality route.