|The author was among the first to acknowledge the improvements in commercially made plywood as a result of wartime research into resin glues.
His years of experience in plywood techniques make him an authority on the frame, stringer and panel construction method.
Not to be confused with 'stitch and glue' or clinker plywood construction, this method uses plywood as a panel material fixed over frames, bulkheads and chines or stringers. A complete text from planning to launching, perhaps more oriented towards power craft rather than sail.
by Glen L. Witt and Ken Hankinson
302 pp., hardcover
specialize in the needs of the amateur, providing valuable scantling
recommendations and a chapter on the stitch-and-glue method. A must read
if you are thinking about building in plywood.
Table of Contents:
Why Build a Plywood Boat?
Can You Build Your Own Boat?
Tools & Equipment
Glues, Adhesives & Encapsulation
Full Size Patterns
Stems & Breasthooks
Sheer Clamps & Harpins
Righting the Hull
Decking & Deck Framing
Finishes & Fiberglasses
Daggerboards, Centerboards, & Rudders
300 pages, B&W illustrations, hardback.