EAN-139780395566923   EAN-13 barcode 9780395566923
Product NameWooden Ship : The Art, History And Revival Of Wooden Boatbuilding
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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Width1.26 inches    (convert)
Height11.18 inches    (convert)
Length9.02 inches    (convert)
AuthorDavid Larkin, Peter Hal Spectre
Page Count272
Long DescriptionThe wooden ship is probably the most complex wooden structure devised by man: a vast three-dimensional sculpture built from countless pieces fitted together like a jigsaw. This book explores this structure from its earliest and simplest forms, like the birch-bark canoe, to its modern descendants: the sophisticated racers and pleasure crafts of the 20th century. Each step in this boat-building evolution is illuminated by photographs, diagrams and historical material. From dugouts and dinghys to warships and workboats, this book celebrates the illustrious art, craft and history of wooden boat-building.
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