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Lapstrake Boat Building by Walter J. Simmons

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Published by International Marine Publishing Co .
Written in English


Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8111545M
ISBN 100877420955
ISBN 109780877420958

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  This book is a great cross reference to the Hill and Rossel books. Oughred relies on his photographs to convey the boat construction message and the result is a clear instruction manual/5(45).   Covers many of the same material as Iain Oughtred's "Clinker Plywood Boatbuilding Manual" and Paul Fisher's "Manual of Clinker Plywood Boat Construction". Hill provides good details on planking and on developing the transom when lofting. The strength of the book is in the use of ribbands for spiling and beveling the strakes/5(38). Lapstrake Boatbuilding by Simmons, Walter J. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Oughtred is a famous clinker boat designer, builder and dingy racer. I often see amateur-built boats to his design showcased in "Wooden Boat" magazine. Walt Simmons is the only American of the three. His books are the new classicsl His specialty /5(20).

A boat that is lightweight, forever appealing to the eye, a boat that doesn?t leak and doesn?t require much in the way of upkeep. And, because the book is clearly written and heavily illustrated with hundreds of drawings and hundreds of photographs, this lovely boat will When you finish reading this book, you?ll understand just what you need to /5. Iain Oughtred is the well-known designer of elegant glued-lapstrake plywood boats, including the Acorn Skiffs, Gray Seal, Caledonia Yawl, Whilly Boat, and more. We have been offering his detailed boatbuilding plans for years, so the book was a natural fit. And, you may have noticed many of his designs in WoodenBoat magazine's Launchings column/5(3). The Vikings knew it 1, years ago: lapstrake boats just look right! The sweep of a well-modeled sheer accentuated by nicely lined-off plank laps catches even an uneducated eye. Epoxy-fastened plywood lapstrake construction is a modern building method with many advantages over traditional styles.   Greg Rossel's "Building Small Boats" isn't written solely for glued plywood lapstrake, but is really great anyway, because so much of boatbuilding is not specific to a planking method. Excellent for woodworkers experienced in cabinets or luthiery, who mostly want ideas for how to approach boats.

A description of the lapstrake, or clinker, method of boat construction. Lapstrake/Clinker. One of the very first boats I built as a teenager, was one using narrow overlapping solid-wood boards (attached with copper rivets and roves) and at the time it was called 'clinker' construction. John Brooks spends his summers teaching boatbuilding, and his winters building boats. Co-authoring the book is John's wife Ruth Ann Hill, who when not helping to build boats, is plying her writer trade. How to Build Glued Lapstrake Wooden Boats John Brooks, Ruth Ann Hill No preview available - /5(1). John designed and built his first glued-lapstrake boat (Rozinante, a 15’ light, fast rowboat) in , and we have been designing and building glued-lapstrake boats together since For more than a decade, we ran our own shop building custom boats to our designs and those of others, including Iain Oughtred, Doug Hylan, and Harry Bryan. Clinker or Lapstrake is a method of attaching planks to a boat where the plank edges overlap each other. Overlapping planks are then fastened to each other and then to the frames. This age old method of planking, sometimes referred to as clinker planking, has been in use for hundreds of years.