Wooden Boat Renovation: New Life for Old Boats Using Modern Methods

Wooden Boat Renovation: New Life for Old Boats Using Modern Methods

Jim Trefethen / Dec 15, 2019

Wooden Boat Renovation New Life for Old Boats Using Modern Methods Although better than nine out of ten boats afloat today are made of fiberglass a significant minority of boaters believe that a boat isn t a boat unless it s made of wood Wooden boats have character

  • Title: Wooden Boat Renovation: New Life for Old Boats Using Modern Methods
  • Author: Jim Trefethen
  • ISBN: 9780070652392
  • Page: 499
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Although better than nine out of ten boats afloat today are made of fiberglass, a significant minority of boaters believe that a boat isn t a boat unless it s made of wood Wooden boats have character Wooden boats are real Wooden boats are living things, not plastic stampings from the corporate cookie cutter But new wooden boats are priced beyond the reach of most familAlthough better than nine out of ten boats afloat today are made of fiberglass, a significant minority of boaters believe that a boat isn t a boat unless it s made of wood Wooden boats have character Wooden boats are real Wooden boats are living things, not plastic stampings from the corporate cookie cutter But new wooden boats are priced beyond the reach of most families, and building from scratch takes time and energy than many people have The alternative, buying a tired old wooden boat and fixing it up, is harder than it sounds because the available information is written for skilled craftsmen using traditional methods and materials to restore antique boats to museum standards worlds away from the needs of the average boater Enter author Jim Trefethen, who rebuilds wooden boats in Marblehead, Massachusetts, using modern materials and methods, such as epoxy laminations, to replace traditional heavy timber framework Written for the novice, this book tells the reader how to select the right boat establish a work schedule and budget buy the right tools and equipment select alternatives to endangered tropical rain forest woods repair and modify the hull, topsides, deckhouse, masts, and interior when, why, and how to use fiberglass paint and refinishing repairing electrical and mechanical systems, and .

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    About "Jim Trefethen"

      • Jim Trefethen

        I was born into a family of writers and seafarers so it is natural thatI wold eventually become a writer of the sea I am also a voyager and live with my wife, Susan, on our 37 foot motor sailor while we travel the seas of the world looking for adventure, romance, and things to write about.I have written several books about boating and my latest, which is the second edition but a complete rewrite of a book written 20 years ago, is in production and will be available in June.My next project is Sailing into Retirement, which is scheduled for release on November.


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