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