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  1. A book not mention n the above discussions is "Boatbuilding, A Complete Handbook of Wooden Boat Construction", printed in 1941. Not a historical book about ships, but as it has turned out a handbook of wooden boat construction methodology. Have used it numerous times as a reference for scratch building wood boat models. Bridgman Bob

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