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Boatbuilder's Manual edited by Charles Walbridge



127 pages
Soft Cover
Contains schematics sketches
Year of Latest Edition: 1987
Cost: $10.95

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Strength, Weight, Cost
Epoxy Resin Systems
Polyester and Vinylester Resins
Pros and Cons of Pigmentation
Cloths and Their Properties
Fillers, Foams, Mold Releases and Glues
Description of Layups
Notes on Core Materials
Quantities and Equipment
Shop Layout
Safety Considerations
Obtaining and Mold
Cutting the Cloth
Hand Layup Procedure
Vacuum Bagging Technique
Achieving a Cure
Trimming and Seaming
Popping the Boat
End Pours, Outside Seam, Grab Loops
Cockpit Rims and Seats
Flotation and Walls
Kayak and Outfitting
Canoe Outfitting
Building Open Canoes
Sources of Supplies
Mold and Plug Making
Making Fiberglass Paddles
Patching
Making Neoprene Sprayskirts
Quantative Test Results on Popular Laminates



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