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Practical Boat Building for Amateurs – Chapter 7

Finally, Chapter 7 discusses the Canadian bateau, a canvas canoe and the canvas American shooting punt. I’ve also included the index, and a wonderful set of adverts, which appear to set the date of this edition of Practical Boat Building for Amateurs as 1889.

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Practical Boat Building for Amateurs – Chapter 3

Practical Boat Building for Amateurs – Chapter 3, in which the authors explain how to make a splendid punt.

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