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Traditional Boatbuilding: Catherine

WoodenBoat Books


By Richard Kolin

A lapstrake pulling boat, in the whitehall tradition. This is the second book by Rich, and will be in the same clear, step-by-step format as his book Building Heidi book.

Rich Kolin is able to take the traditional designs, and traditional planking, and make the building process so straight-forward, you will be able to picture each step in your mind, before you make your first cut.

Catherine was featured in the May 2018 issue of Small Boats Monthly where, in the Netherlands, they are building a bunch of these handsome boats.

You can build directly from this book, as there are mold patterns with detailed measurements included. She is 14' 5-1/2" long with a 4' beam.

Author: Richard Kolin
Publisher: WoodenBoat Books
Published: July 1, 2001
Pages: 96
ISBN: 9780937822623
Binding: Hardcover