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Building Skin-On-Frame Boats

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This book is a goldmine for experienced and novice boat builders and wanna-be boat builders alike. Based on classic skin-on-frame boat building techniques of the Inuit, learn step-by-step how to construct seven boat styles, from a kayak to a canoe to a small sailboat. Discover innovative materials, such as the well-named "ballistic nylon," that result in strong but incredi ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 27th 2001 by Hartley and Marks Publishers (first published November 27th 2000)
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Trevor Schwealdson
Sep 29, 2015 Trevor Schwealdson rated it it was amazing
Oh man, this book is amazing. I really like Robert Morris' casual, personable writing style, and he has the salty sensibility of a coastal boatwright. I also have Christopher Cunningham's book, which by contrast is a bit more technical, but a lot less fun to read.

To my knowledge, this book is currently out of print; I was lucky to find a used copy.

I suspect, though I could be wrong, that this Robert Morris is a different person from the Robert Morris who writes all the religious self-help books
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