Details of Classic Boat Construction: The Hull
by Pardey, Larry
2nd ed. A complete guide to wooden boatbuilding, from financial and time planning, through lofting, floors and framing, selection of materials, planking and spiling, design considerations, deck houses, bulwarks, and more. Also includes discussions of how to select from numerous construction methos and materials, how to set up the shop, and tips for sharpening and making your own tools.