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Canoes and Kayaks for the Backyard Builder

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ISBN-10: 0071564950

ISBN-13: 9780071564953

Edition: N/A

Authors: Skip Snaith

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List price: $24.95
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 186
Size: 8.25" wide x 11.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.012
Language: English

Acknowledgments
Preface
Principles of Design
Length
Beam
Depth Amidships
Lateral Plane
Rocker
Deadrise
Entries and Exits
Waterlines and Sections
The Run
Wetted Surface
Hull Volume
Weight
A Summation
The 11-Foot Canoe
The 16-foot Sea Kayak
Setting Up Shop
Time and Money
Electrical Power
Light
Heat
Tools and Tool Acquisition
Workbenches
Racks
Drawing
Offsets
The Grid
Measurement
Curved Lines
Patterns
Materials and Scantlings
Wood
Fiberglass
Scantlings
The Building Form
Molds
Mold Setup
False Stems
Beveling the Molds
The Optional Backbone
Fastening, Clamping, and Gluing
Fasteners
Gluing
Fillers
Clamping
Preparing the Rough Plank
Scarfs and Butts
Placement of Scarfs
Positioning Rough Planks for Scarfing
Margins for Error
Cutting a Scarf
Gluing the Scarf
Fitting and Joining Planks
Fitting the Edge
Joining the Planks
Breasthooks and Rails
Breasthooks
Rails
Decks, Cockpits, and Coamings
Peaked Decks
Low Decks
Deckbeam Installation
Installing a Low Deck
Fabric Decks
Coamings
Installing Peaked Decks
Cockpit Design
Bulkheads
Deck Lines
Finishing
Types of Finishes
Covering Fiberglass
Smart Design
Application
Maintenance
Paddles
Length and Weight
Feel
Grips
Blade Design
Feathering
Build or Buy
Appendices
Sources
Books
Magazines
Plans
Materials
Experimenting with Existing Canoe and Kayak Designs
Adapting Designs for Tack and Tape
Index