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Ultrasimple Boat Building

17 Plywood Boats Anyone Can Build

by Gavin Atkin


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The first complete how-to guide for building the latest generation of quick and easy boats In Ultrasimple Boatbuilding, renowned designer Gavin Atkin shows you how to create elegant, seaworthy plywood boats with a minimum of time, experience, and expense. Using clearly written and illustrated step-by-step instructions, Atkin explains the basics of stitch-and-glue construction, tools, materials, shop safety, and more, as he helps you choose and build the simple boat of your dreams.

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McGraw-Hill Education
International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
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Gavin Atkin (Author)

Gavin Atkin is known around the world for hisminimalist boat designs. His award-winning creations,including the celebrated Mouse, have been built by countlessboat enthusiasts.

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