Even first-time boat builders can build a vessel in just one day! Yes, if you can handle a pencil, a drill, a jigsaw and a few hand tools, you can build an Uqbar fast and easy! You can build an Uqbar dinghy in 6 to 8 hours, using simple tools and materials. It includes plans and cutting diagrams for all models, including rowing as well as sailing versions. It is a vivid, illustrated introduction to the stitch 'n glue technique. It is perfect for complete beginners and seasoned builders; great for families and youth groups (scouts, schools, camps) searching for inexpensive, rewarding projects.
About the Author
Son of the president of the first Republic of Georgia, Redjeb Jordania was born and raised in Paris and later moved to New York City and East Hampton, New York. He is a designer and builder of Uqbar boats and a former boatbuilding and sailing instructor. Redjeb is the author of Pocket Guide to Boating and many articles on sailing and boat-building. A former student of L'Ecole des Sciences Politiques and a graduate of Yale University, at various periods of his life Redjeb has been a Visiting Scholar at the Harriman Institute, a professional pianist/composer, a professor of maritime history, a marine museum director, and a foreign-language textbooks writer and editor. He frequently travels to France and Georgia where he retains many ties.
Number Of Pages: 96
Published: 29th January 2014
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 27.6 x 21.7 x 0.7
Weight (kg): 0.24
Edition Number: 1