Lofting

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Lofting is the process of drawing lines of a boat full-size, to get the shapes and patterns needed for building. You take the numbers from the table of offsets, plot them on the floor, and then play connect-the-dots. Okay, it's not that simple. If it were, you wouldn't need the book.

Table of Contents:

  • Lofting, How Much?
  • Lofting a Flat - Bottomed Skiff
  • Picking Up and Setting Up
  • Minimum Lofting a Skiff
  • Lofting a Round - Bottomed Auxiliary Sailboat
  • Minimum Lofting a Round - Bottomed Auxiliary Sailboat
  • Lofting a V - Bottomed Powerboat
  • Minimum Lofting a V - Bottomed Powerboat
  • Developing Transoms
  • Lofting for One - Offs and Tooling
  • Taking Off Lines
  • by Allan H. Vaitses
    150 pp., softcover
    10 x 7"
    ISBN # 0-937822-55-8

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    Peter Polivka
    "Lofting" by Allan Vaitses

    Not done reading the book, but so far a complex subject very clearly and simply presented. I feel very fortunate this book is my starting point into the world of lifting and hopefully boat-biilding.
    Thank you for advertising it in a recent newsletter/email notification.
    Regards,
    Peter

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    Bob Bream
    Lofting for a Beginner

    I have always wanted to figure out how to loft a boat as a challenge. When I saw the book “Lofting” I figured this was what I was looking for. And it turned out to be just what I was looking for. Easy enough to understand and yet covers all of the important facets of lofting. I am looking forward to when I have the opportunity to try out my new found knowledge.

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    flaviano navone

    Lofting

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    Frederic Fischer

    Nice

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