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Subtitled Step-by-step companion, from plans to finished model
Greg is a long-time instructor at our WoodenBoat School, and author of Building Small Boats, the "bible" on traditional carvel and lapstrake boatbuilding.
Table of Contents:
A Bit of History
Why Build a Model Today?
Tools of the Trade
Woods and Glues
Patterns and Templates
Milling Your Stock
Cutting Out the Lifts
Cutting the Profile
Shaping the Model
Stems and Keels
A Buttock Lift Model
Mahogany Decks, Boot Tops, and "Bottom Paint"
Rudders, Bowsprits, and Skegs, Oh My!
Thoughts on Backboards
Taking Lines from Half Models
by Greg Rössel
softcover, 47 pp., 8-1/2 x 11"
Greg Rössel's directions for making half-hull models are clear and complete. Yet this how-to book is also an entertaining read.... Everyone can learn something from this good book.
---Mike O'Brien, author of Good Sailboat Designs and WoodenBoat magazine designs editor
I know of no better way of achieving fluency and familiarity with hull forms ... than by working back and forth between two dimensions and three using scale models. In this valuable book Greg Rössel takes us through the process in both directions.
--Paul Gartside, designer and author of Plans & Dreams Volume 1 and Volume 2
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