McINTOSH, David C. (Bud). MANNING, Samuel F.
Title: How to Build a Wooden Boat. First Edition in dustjacket.
Publisher:  WoodenBoat, Brooklin, ME, 1987, ISBN:0937822108
Seller ID: 27041
McINTOSH, David C. "Bud". How to Build a Wooden Boat; illustrations by Samuel F. Manning. (Brooklin, Maine): WoodenBoat Publications, 1987. First Printing. Pp. (10),3-255,(1). Illustrated, double column. 4to, maroon cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. Preface by Jonathan Wilson. A guide to classic methods of wooden boat construction, based on a series of articles originally published in Woodenboat magazine. Illustrated with the incomparable draftsmanship of Sam Manning. Contents: Laying Down; The Making of Molds; The Ballast Keel; The Backbone: Keel and Sternpost; The Backbone: Stem, Rabbet, and Frame Sockets; The Backbone: Tail Feather, Transom, Molds, and Sheer; Ribbands and Timbering Off; Floor Timbers; The Planking Process: From the Sheer Down; The Planking Process: From the Garboard Up; A Smooth and Fair Hull; Ceilings; Fitting the Deck Framing; Laying the Deck; Buildingthe House; Hatches and Other Deck Joinery; Fitting Bulkheads; Spars; The R udder; Tools and Devices. Gift inscription inked verso flyleaf, light edge-spotting, else very good in nicked, verso-spotted, unclipped dustjacket. 30.00