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Wooden Boat Building: Welcome

This guide provides information on characteristics of wood, wood-working tools, joinery, and wood materials and engineering. Special topics such as birdsmouth masts are also addressed.

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Purpose

The purpose of this guide to build a resource that will provide all aspects of using wood to build boats.  Your suggestions are encouraged and welcomed.

Wood for Boats

Shipbuilding Picture Dictionary

Characteristics of Wood

Barbara Bolko, M.Ed, MLIS

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James Cumiskey
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A wooden boat's beauty lies in its reflection of nature

Article from the May 1, 2010, Seattle Times by Lawrence W. Cheek.

The Landing School