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Henwood & Dean 30th anniversary book

Head, Heart, Hand – a Boatbuilder’s Story (the link goes to an impressive collection of sample pages) is a beautiful book documenting the work of Thames-side traditional boat building firm Henwood & Dean, with photographs and design by Michael English. The … Continue reading

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Small motor launch Louise built by Nick Smith complete but for her varnish

[ad#intheboatshed-post] Hampshire-based boatbuilder Nick Smith wrote this week with photos of his current motor launch building project Louise. Here’s what he has to say: ‘Louise will be launched in the spring, as the owner will be doing the varnishing over … Continue reading

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Sunny skiff 14ft plywood flattie plans

[ad#intheboatshed-post] The Sunny skiff Another evening, another boat. Here’s a set of fairly basic but functional plans for building a 14ft lightweight flattie, the Sunny skiff. Download them here. I think they could be just what many people are likely … Continue reading

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