Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - Boatbuilding Techniques Illustrated by Richard Birmingham

Sound woodworking skills are essential when building a boat from scratch or just completing a hull, whether it is made of steel, aluminium, GRP or any form of wooden construction. This highly illustrated book provides help any aspiring boatbuilder decide what materials and tools to use and how to use them. Richard Birmingham's classic text covers the wide range of techniques and skills needed when constructing a boat, from interpreting the plans to hints on working different timbers. He answers many of those puzzling questions which need to be solved in a refreshingly clear and direct manner. This book will prove an invaluable reference to the home builder or newly trained apprentice in a fitting out yard. 'An authoritative work...really essential reference and quite the best on the subject.' Yachts & Yachting 'A must for any would-be boatbuilder...a splendid book.' Classic Boat

Buy Boatbuilding Techniques Illustrated by Richard Birmingham from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780713676211
ISBN-10: 0713676213
Format: Paperback
(248mm x 172mm x mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Adlard Coles Nautical
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Book Reviews - Boatbuilding Techniques Illustrated by Richard Birmingham

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Boatbuilding Techniques Illustrated book by Richard Birmingham and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Author Biography - Richard Birmingham

Richard Birmingham has been involved in all aspects of the small craftsector of the marine industry including building, operating, designingand regulating small craft. He is currently Professor of Small CraftDesign at Newcastle University.