Available together for the first time, Don Danenburg's best-selling guides to restoring wooden powerboats are a must-have for any enthusiast in this field. Written clearly, and with a wealth of hard-earned practical advice from over thirty years of hands-on restoring, these take the reader through every stage of restoring a classic wood boat, be it the complete keel, a new engine, dashboard refurbishmnet, or revarnishing - everything from replacing planking to the final finish and coping with varnish-run, repainting, even carrying the boat on a trailer and succesfully storing it in the winter, all are covered in exhaustive detail and step-by-step stages for beginners and experienced restoreres alike.There is a section on tools to suit the job in hand, procedures explained, explanations of possibly unkown terms such as Lapstrake construction, how to mount an engine, paint a name, prepare a surface, fit planks together, stich material to make it suitable for your vessal, which hardware and metal is suitable for where on which boat, how to wire and set guages, treat decks and seams, all adding uo to an invaluable reference work for any restoration enthusiast.
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(269mm x 209mm x 25mm)
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Author Biography - Don Daneburg
Over the course of the last three decades, boatwright Don Danenberg has earned a reputation as one of the United States foremost experts in the art of restoring wooden hulls to their former beauty and usefulness. An active member of the Antique and Classic Boat Society and a frequent contributor to Classic Boating magazine, Danenberg is also the owner of Danenberg Boatworks in Manistee, Michigan."