The Dock Manual
by Burns, Max
A textbook devoted to planning, constructing, and maintaining residential docks on streams, rivers, lakes, and oceans. Covers analyzing shorelines to decide which dock types are appropriate, using the right materials, tools, and woodworking techniques for constructing new docks or repairing or upgrading existing docks, mooring and shore access, winterizing, and legal issues. The final section offers complete plans, each with a materials list, for 10 types of docks.