A Treatise on Mast-Making, for Every Class or Description of Merchant Ship or Vessels - Written for the Use of Ship-Builders, Ship-Masters, and Ship-C (Paperback)

A Treatise on Mast-Making, for Every Class or Description of Merchant Ship or Vessels - Written for the Use of Ship-Builders, Ship-Masters, and Ship-C By John Cock Cover Image
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This vintage book is a complete guide to designing and making masts for a variety of merchant ships, including a ketch, a smack, a cutter, a schooner, and more. With simple, step-by-step instructions and a wealth of invaluable tips, "A Treatise On Mast-Making" will be of considerable utility to amateur boat builders, and would make for a fantastic addition to collections of related literature. Contents include: "To Produce the Position of the Masts of a Schooner", "To Produce the Position for the Masts of a Ketch", "To Find the Position for the Mast of a Cutter or Smack", "Rule for Masting a Schooner", "Rule for Masting a Ketch", "Rules for Masting a Cutter or Smack", etc. Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly scarce and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction on boat building. This book was first published in 1840.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781445549897
ISBN-10: 1445549891
Publisher: Pierce Press
Publication Date: March 30th, 2010
Pages: 58
Language: English