Current Issue of WoodenBoat Magazine

WoodenBoat 276, September/October 2020

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  • “The Little Engine That Could” — 100 years of Beetle Cats by Stan Grayson
  • TUGZILLA — A boat with a job to do by Lawrence W. Cheek
  • A Smooth and Level Painted Finish — Parameters for success by Peter Marshall
  • Aboard: EMPRESS OF BLANDINGSby Tyler Fields
  • The Safest Man on the Planet — A 94-day ocean row to reach a new kind of world by Jan J. Hein
  • Building a Midget Flyer Runabout — Little boat, big fun — Part 2 by Mark Kaufman
  • Variations on a Seam — Mitered and lapped chine planks in V-bottom construction by Harry Bryan
  • The Legacy of Bill Orchard — How a son forged a working life in Picton, New Zealand by John Eichelsheim
  • Getting Started in Boats: Handsaws: A primer — Tear-out supplement by Jan Adkins

Cover: Sam Devlin acquired a partly completed 25′10″ boat he had designed for a client—who gave up on the project—then reconceived it as TUGZILLA, a working tugboat for Puget Sound. Photograph by Neil Rabinowitz

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