|First published in 1941 and for many years the only really comprehensive text on the subject in print.
Howard Chapelle was well-known for his thorough research and documentation of traditional boat building methods and this remains a valuable source book on traditional methods and designs.
The complete process from lofting to fit out is described with drawings, plans and offsets of many designs.
Re-published in 1994, this is a facsimile reprint of the original edition with a new introduction by Jonathan Wilson founder and editor of WoodenBoat magazine.
Hardback, Numerous B&W illus. 624 pages.