Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication in , Boatbuilding Manual has become the standard. One of the most widely read texts on the subject, Boatbuilding Manual has been used for years as a standard reference at both boatbuilding and design schools. Boatbuilding Manual has 18 ratings and 1 review. Rob said: I bought this book about 25 years ago, enjoyed it thoroughly, but still haven’t built the beau.

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For 24 years he was a designer and engineer at Huckins Yacht Corporation in Jacksonville, FL, and served for a year as its president before his retirement in Want to Read saving….

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Steward’s writing has put him on m.stewsrd same plane as Howard Chappelle”s book, Boatbuilding, which has been called the Bible for wood boat-builders. Clarke marked it as to-read Dec 28, David Griffiths rated it really liked it Oct 02, This book takes that m.stewwrd consideration.

He remained active as a designer and marine consultant until his death in Kindle Edition Boatbuliding Purchase.

Not Enabled Screen Reader: Ron added it Nov 25, John added it Oct 19, I am still reading this book, however up to this point, I am very satisfied with the information on boat construction. Thoroughly updated with respect to modern tools and materials, this Boatbuilding Manual remains both a professional reference and the first book a building amateur should buy.


Boatbuilding Manual by Robert M. Steward

Get the latest boatbuilding tips from this updated classic Since its first publication inBoatbuilding Manual has become the standard reference in boatbuilding and boat design schools, in the offices of professional builders, and in the basement workshops of home builders.

The latest wood-epoxy construction methods that make amateur building more successful than ever before Recommendations on products and materials, saving you time and money substantial time and expense Topics include: Not Enabled Word Wise: Preview — Boatbuilding Manual by Robert M.

The Elements of Boat Strength: I am a beginner in boat building and not familiar with the terms of boat construction.

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If you’re going to build a wooden boat this book will provide an excellent foundation from which to make well informed decisions which in turn will save you time and money over the course of your project. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Unlike many manuals more advanced boat builders will likely move beyond the need to reference this manual rather quickly while beginners like myself will doubtlessly find it indispensible.

Marine Diesel Engines Nigel Calder. Robert Steward’s Boatbuilding Manual is a classic which has been revised and updated over the majual to include the latest in fiberglass technology plus updates to wood construction. Boatbuilding Manual Robert Steward Snippet view – Molds, Templates, and the Backbone; Chapter 9.


It will be best used in conjunction with other, more specific, books that cover particular types of boats.

Please try again later. Boatbuilding Manual Robert Steward Snippet view – It’s m.setward book I always recommend for boatbuilding classes, and we’ve used it to fine advantage at the local high school.

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Up to 4 simultaneous devices, per publisher limits Publisher: We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. As someone embarking on their first project I’d hardly anticipate being successful without this reference. This edition, like its predecessors, emphasizes traditional wood construction but also surveys plywood, wood-epoxy, fiberglass, steel, aluminum, and other boatbuilding methods.

David Young marked it as to-read Sep 22, Thoroughly updated with respect to modern tools and materials, Boatbuilding Manual remains both a professional reference and the first book a budding amateur should buy. Open Preview See a Problem?

It is however, primarily a reference for building wooden boats.