A Master Class in Wooden Boat Building

 

A Master Class in Wooden Boat Building

In the past I have published several links to retired Australian boat builder, Ian Smith’s blog (Smithy’s Boatshed) on the building of his 24’ Ranger Class yacht. Today’s link is to the full blog; it is a truly amazing record of how to build a wooden boat. If Ian was to appear on the TV program Mastermind, his specialist topic would be ‘Australian Open Boats’, the man is a living legend. Read / view the story, if you are too busy, bookmark it for later reference.

(thanks to Robin Elliott for pointing me in the direction of Ian’s build / blog)  

http://smithysboatshed.weebly.com/blog

 

One thought on “A Master Class in Wooden Boat Building

  1. Cripes, imagine building this vessel today, would cost a million or more. Really true craftsmanship building something like that, total dedication to precise and accurate shaping and fitting , an absolute credit. Cheers.

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