Building Strip-Planked Boats

Building Strip-Planked Boats
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By Nick Schade.  280 pages, 2009.

Tens of thousands of hobbyists and professionals have turned out rugged, beautiful wooden kayaks with Nick Schade's classic guide, The Strip-Built Sea Kayak.  In his newest book, Nick shows you how to strip-build dinghies, canoes, and other small boats as well as kayaks.  Inside Building Strip-Planked Boats you will find:

  • Complete plans for a canoe (Nymph), a kayak (Petrel), and a dinghy (Coot)
  • Step-by-step instructions for any strip-built boat
  • Everything you need to know about materials, tools, and safety
  • Tips on how to adapt your favorite boat design to strip construction
  • Photos and ideas for decorative treatments to inspire you