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xx   BOAT

Portable cleat, attached to a block of wood, is clipped on wherever you need it.
BOAT JOURNAL #74 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 53

Fabricating and installing a centerline grab rail (chicken post) on motorboats. This rail lets riders stand comfortably in all but the roughest water. Some tips.
BOAT JOURNAL #75 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 66

Tips on seizing a shackle using a nylon wire tie rather than cord or wire.
BOATING WORLD #106 Feb 1995 pg. 100

Tip on making a pair of wooden blocks to fit over cleat ends and make them snag-free when not in use.
BOATING WORLD #112 Aug-Sep 1995 pg. 63

The boat cleat. A description of a cleat's anatomy, mounting location, and its three most important uses (belay a line, make fast a line and snub a line).
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #58 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 17

Some bronze bollards. Tips on building bollards with a 4"x6" base and two 1.5" diameter posts.
STEAMBOATING #34 Jul-Aug 1990 pg. 27

Patternmaking for custom hardware. How to make the wooden patterns which are used by a foundry when casting metal objects. Useful information for both professional and amateur boatmakers who want special fittings.
WOODENBOAT #39 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 58

Wood technology. The mechanics of fastening wood in boatbuilding. Looks at nails, screws, bolts, joint connectors, etc.
WOODENBOAT #45 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 115

Bronze: the non-timber. Make and use bronze and copper fittings for boats under 40'. They will reduce weight, reduce maintenance and increase resale value.
WOODENBOAT #51 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 72

A close look at wood screws. Part 1. Understanding this versatile fastener for boatbuilding.
WOODENBOAT #54 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 47

A close look at wood screws. Part 2. A study of corrosion and composition, and a discussion of refastening techniques.
WOODENBOAT #55 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 43
Added Info WOODENBOAT #56 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 6

Screws, tubes and doohickeys. Learning the language of boat fasteners and fuel-system plumbing supplies.
WOODENBOAT #81 Mar-Apr 1988 pg. 82
Added Info WOODENBOAT #82 May-Jun 1988 pg. 11
Added Info WOODENBOAT #83 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 5, 6

Heavy metal. For value and durability, try galvanized steel boat hardware.
WOODENBOAT #82 May-Jun 1988 pg. 27

Making a wooden cleat from locust, ash, or other close-grained hardwood.
WOODENBOAT #82 May-Jun 1988 pg. 33

Turning belaying pins on a wood lathe.
WOODENBOAT #83 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 116

The deadeye tool. How to convert a modern chisel into the reamer used to cut a fair and rounded path for the lanyards as they pass through the holes in a deadeye.
WOODENBOAT #103 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 30
Added Info WOODENBOAT #105 Mar-Apr 1992 pg. 8

Fabricating copper, brass, or bronze hardware for boats using silver brazing techniques.
WOODENBOAT #115 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 87

Woodworking fasteners: A boat builder's view. Shipwright gives advice on selecting specialty fasteners which can solve problems in a variety of wooden projects besides boats.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1987 (v.43#4) pg. 72