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Metal Boats

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Metal BoatsSubtitled 'A Practical Guide for Building or Buying Small Steel and Aluminum Craft'.
Boat building in metal  has many advantages but is a difficult choice for the amateur unless a trained professional metalworker.  Additionally there is not a lot in print to guide the amateur, so the author set out to fill that information gap and to provide the amateur with the fundamental skills and knowledge required to build or buy a steel or aluminium boat.
Chapters cover,
Materials
Electrolysis, Corrosion and Painting
Welding
Lines
Having the Hull Built
Construction details
Hull Construction
Steering Gear
Engines
Finishing the Interior
Other Construction Methods
Appendices cover,
Boat Designs, Naval Architects and Designers
Useful Weights and Measures
Useful Formulae
Metal sizes and Weights.