Devlin's Boatbuilding*

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by Sam Devlin

198 pp., softcover

Devlin shares insights and experience gained in his 25+ years of stitch-and-glue boatbuilding. This book will help you build low-maintenance plywood sail and powerboats ranging in length from 7' to 40'.

Table of Contents:

  • The Advantages of Stitch-and-Glue Boatbuilding
  • Setting Up Shop
  • Selecting a Suitable Design
  • Selecting Marine Plywood and Dimensional Lumber
  • Epoxy Systems
  • Fiberglass Cloth and Tape
  • Scarfing
  • Lofting
  • Modeling
  • Scantlings
  • Building Cradles
  • Stitching Up the Hull
  • Bulkheads, Clamps, and Floor Timbers
  • Filleting and Glassing Plywood Joints
  • Rolling Over the Hull
  • Removing Wires
  • Cold Molding the Stitch-and-Glue Hull
  • Keels, Rudders, Skegs, and Other Appendages
  • Sheathing the Exterior
  • Sanding and Fairing
  • Marking the Waterline and Painting the Bottom
  • Righting the Hull
  • Interior Structures
  • Painting
  • Exterior Trim and Hardware
  • Propulsion
  • Launching
  • Repairs
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