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WoodenBoat Magazine On-Line Index!

Find out what WoodenBoat has published on subjects like boatbuilding, woodworking,
design, boat repair, tools, nautical history, and more... since our first issue in 1974.

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(AND=Using AND narrows a search by combining terms; it will retrieve results that use both the search terms you specify, as in this example: Portland AND Oregon )
(OR=Using OR broadens a search to include results that contain either of the words you type in. OR is a good tool to use when there are several common spellings or synonyms of a word)

You can download the whole index file as a .txt file and open the entire file in your word program and do the keyword search using “edit” “find in page”. On Windows right-click and save link as..., on Mac control-click Mac and save link as. Just be sure to come back to update it with the latest version! This file is 2.4MB, updated to issue 273, March/April 2020.

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Comments or suggestions about the on-line index? Please direct them to Pat Lown in our research department.