Build a Wooden Boat
that is light, durable, and furniture-quality beautiful
Tens of thousands of hobbyists and professionals have turned out rugged, beautiful wooden kayaks with Nick Schade’s classic guide, The Strip-Built Sea Kayak. Now Nick shows you how to strip-build dinghies, canoes, and other small boats as well as kayaks. Inside Building Strip-Planked Boats you will find:
- Complete plans for a canoe, a kayak, and a dinghy
- Step-by-step instructions for any strip-built boat
- Everything you need to know about materials, tools, and safety
- Tips on how to adapt your favorite boat design to strip construction
- Photos and ideas for decorative treatments to inspire you.
With 280 pages, hundreds of photos and illustrations and years of Nick's experience written down, boat builders of all levels of experience will benefit from the information in this book.