Adrian Morgan took a while to work up a head of steam against epoxy in his Classic Boat column last month, but by the end it had become a magnificent, splendid rant. Go to his articles page and double click on Dec 06. And if you’re an habitual epoxy user, prepare to feel a little awkward:
Now, does anyone want to argue with him? I thought not… I’m keeping quiet myself!
This little gem available from Amazon is now a much better price than the one I seem to remember paying a few years ago.It really is a bargain too: 47 designs, many of them classics, and all drawn and described by an acknowledged master of American traditional boat building.
There’s a lot to learn from a book like this, no matter what the nationality of the author may be, and the price is equal to the cost of a small round of drinks. Mine’s a strong bitter please!
John Gardner’s Building Classic Small Craft