Clinker Boat Building: A Guide to Traditional Techniques (Hardcover)
An essential reference for the carpentry enthusiast ready to embark on a maritime challenge
Clinker boats have a long history and were notably used by the Vikings, making them a romantic and traditional sight on the water. Their popularity has endured because of the elegance and strength of their construction. With thriving interest in these boats today, this book gives practical instruction on how to build them and celebrates their proud history. Written by a passionate sailor and boat builder, it combines the joys of carpentry with the sense of accomplishment of sailing your very own craft. No previous boat-building knowledge is assumed, traditional and current building techniques are explained, and it also offers a guide to rigging, finishing, and maintenance.