My 5 Best Boat Building Books

See what Bob’s top 5 picks for building small boats. In addition he pick 3 must have books on planking a small boat.
1. "Building Small Boats" by Greg Rössel
2. "The Boat Builders Apprentice" by Greg Rössel
3. "How to Build a Wooden Boat" by David "Bud" McIntosh
4. "Planking & Fastening" edited by Peter H. Spectre
5. "Epoxy Basics" by Russell Brown

Planking Books
1. "Building Strip-Planked Boats" By Nick Schade
2. The New Cold-Molded Boatbuilding" by Reuel B. Parker
3. "How to Build Glued-Lapstrake Wooden Boats" by John Brooks & Ruth Ann Hill

Bob’s Pick for Best Nightstand Read
"The Common Sense of Yacht Design" by L.Francis Herreshoff

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