By W. P. Stephens
Canoe-building is handled intimately simply because, because the writer issues out, the tactics concerned are universal to every kind of small craft. as soon as mastered, the rules will be utilized to easier vessels comparable to the rowboat, skiff, and dory. The profusely illustrated textual content additionally contains hard-to-find assurance of establishing the Barnegat Sneakbox, the Rob Roy Canoe, and the Delaware Ducker. extra chapters provide necessary guidance for outfitting the craft with paddles, rudders, sails, and different equipment.
Written by way of W. P. Stephens, a amazing professional within the box, this quantity will function a important better half for novices within the craft of boat-building, in addition to an invaluable and information-packed sourcebook for knowledgeable builders.
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