|By Robert M. Steward.
Fourth Edition 1994
Now in its fourth
edition and with 60,000 copies sold this has become the basic textbook
on traditional and modern construction, mainly in wood, but it also
surveys plywood, wood/epoxy, fibreglass, steel, aluminium and other
Selected contents. Chapters cover Plans, Tools, Woods,
Fibreglass and other Hull Materials, Fastenings, Lines, lofting and
laying down, Moulds Templates and the Backbone, Setting Up, Framing,
Planking, Deck Framing, Decking, Deck Joinerwork, Finishing, Steering,
Tanks Plumbing etc., Mechanical and Electrical, and Safety. Appendices.
If you were to buy one book only on small craft construction, this would be it.
372 pages. B&W illus. Hardback.