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This book comprises twelve chapters. Each one dealing progressively with each stage of constructing a boat using the foam core method, from building the jig the boat will be built on, to the finishing of the interior. Not only is the narrative clear and concise, without recourse to digression, it has the amateur builder in mind. By following the procedures laid down it will be possible for anyone with even the least talent on this subject to construct a boat from start to finish. For those who only wish to know how a boat is constructed, then this book is a must.
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The author was born in 1933 in Bridlington, a fishing and resort town on the east coast of Yorkshire. At an early age he became interested in a career at sea, taking every opportunity to go out with the local fishermen. 1948 found him enrolled at the Boulevard High School for Nautical Training at Kingston upon Hull. On completing his schooling in 1950, Palmer went to sea as apprentice deck officer, working up through each stage of navigating officer to retire as captain of super tankers in 1985.
He now lives on Pender Island, B.C. Canada.
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Book Description Trafford Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P11155212455X
Book Description Trafford Publishing, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M155212455X