Gougeon Brothers on Boat Construction

by Gougeon Brothers

Hardcover, 1980

Status

Available

Call number

623.8

Collection

Publication

1985 (1980), Edition: Second

Description

An illustrated guide to wooden boat construction using WEST SYSTEM epoxy by pioneers in the field of wood/epoxy composite construction. Subjects include Fundamentals of Wood/Epoxy Composite Construction, Core Boatbuilding Techniques, First Production Steps, Hull Construction Methods, and Interior and Deck Construction.

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LibraryThing member tmeirene
A practical book on using wood composite building techniques for boatbuilding. Serves great as an introduction to cold molding and strip planking by overviewing a variety of techniques and ideas. Contains great illustrations and photographs. The text helps readers understand hard to grasp- hard to
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explain procedures. The organization is somewhat ungainly and disjointed, but this does not detract from its useful as a primer for would be wooden boatbuilders.
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Language

ISBN

0878121668 / 9780878121663

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