May 11, 2016

To: WoodenBoat Devotees

Here's one you won't hear too often: the price of a book dropped from $25 to $20. Who did such a nice thing? Rollin Thurlow. His (and Jerry Stelmok's) book The Wood and Canvas Canoe has recently been reprinted and Rollin brought the price back down to where it was a few years ago. This is the go-to book on building and repair for these handsome boats. To see the canoes in the flesh, drop by The WoodenBoat School campus the week of July 10, and poke your head into Rollin's class. That class has already filled, but you can spectate.

While the price didn't go down, it also didn't go up on the just reprinted Dynamite Payson book Boat Modeling. If you were allowed only one model building book, this would be the one to get. It's not just the variety of models, it's Dynamite's way of taking you through the process with his experience and common sense. We miss him.

Another recent arrival: Boat Design Quarterly #46 – that's the print version, still carefully produced on a toothy cream stock with brown ink. You may have heard we already have Digital BDQ #46 which you can download and read right now.

And lastly, did you recently try to order the Dragon Harald Fairhair book from us but see it was sold out? We now have more inventory. Plus, if you click that link you'll see the US tour schedule, as well as some video footage. This is the world's largest viking ship, and yes, it's amazing.

-Scot & Crew

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