Instant Boatbuilding with Dynamite Payson 15 Instant Boats for Power, Sail, Oar, and Paddle

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-04-30
  • Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Payson is well known and admired on the amateur boatbuilding sceneThe author's prior International Marine boatbuilding title has sold more than 30,000 copies to dateBuilding instructions feature step-by-step photos for all key procedures

Author Biography

Harold H. "Dynamite" Payson, with Phil Bolger, has opened up the craft of boatbuilding to tens of thousands of hobbyists and spawned hundreds of new designs, while writing nine books on boatbuilding and boat modeling.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. ix
Plywood Boatsp. ix
About This Bookp. xi
Instant Boat Basics
Questions, Answers, and Figuring Things Outp. 2
Which Boat Should I Build?p. 2
Where Do I Start?p. 3
Materials for Instant Boatbuildingp. 7
Plywoodp. 7
Boat Lumberp. 8
Fasteningsp. 9
Gluesp. 9
Paints and Paintingp. 12
Flotationp. 13
Toolsp. 14
Power Toolsp. 14
Sanding Toolsp. 15
Buying Good Power Toolsp. 16
Hand Toolsp. 17
Buying Used Toolsp. 20
Boat Plans and Building Proceduresp. 23
Understanding Instant Boat Plansp. 23
Building from Plansp. 24
Laying Out the Side Panelsp. 24
Butt-Joining the Panelsp. 25
Scarfing Plywoodp. 27
Setting Upp. 29
Putting the Long Seams Togetherp. 30
Sheathing the Boat with Fiberglassp. 31
Instant Boats Step by Step
Building Boat Modelsp. 34
Model-Making Toolsp. 34
Glues for Model Makingp. 35
Model-Making Woodp. 35
The Plansp. 36
The Scale of the Modelp. 36
Side Panelsp. 37
Bilge Panels, Bottom, and Transomp. 37
Stemp. 38
Framesp. 38
Assembling the Hullp. 39
Fitting the Bottom Panel and Stemp. 39
Fitting the Bilge Panelsp. 40
Floor Platform and Seatsp. 41
False Stemp. 41
Gunwalesp. 41
Skegp. 42
Foot Stretchers, Breast Hook, and Quarter Kneesp. 42
Finishing the Hullp. 42
Scribing the Waterlinep. 42
Payson's Pirogue (13'0")p. 44
Cartopper (11'6")p. 49
Sweet Pea (15'0")p. 73
More Boats to Build
Ruben's Nymph (7'9")p. 96
Big Tortoise (8'0")p. 101
Auray Punt (9'9")p. 105
Fisherman's Skiff (12'0")p. 109
Stretched Dory (19'6")p. 115
Sea Hawk (15'6")p. 120
Diablo Grande (18'0")p. 128
18' Clamskiffp. 134
15'6" Clamskiffp. 143
Sneakeasy (26'6")p. 149
Catfish (15'1 [fraction 12]")p. 153
Chebacco (19'8")p. 162
Building Oarsp. 173
Mooringsp. 178
Resourcesp. 184
Glossaryp. 186
Indexp. 191
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