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By Jonathan Gornall

One guy learns the traditional talents of boatbuilding to connect to fatherhood.

A author following within the bestselling footsteps of Adam Nicolson, Tim Moore and Charlie Connelly – researching what make sleek guy tick during the discovery of a craft lengthy forgotten.

Jonathan Gornall celebrates the artwork and craft of boat-building, and the easy pleasures of operating along with your fingers. How to construct a Boatis the tale of a completely unskilled sleek guy who, encouraged by means of his love of the ocean and what it has taught him approximately existence, units out to construct a standard wood boat as a present for hisnewborn daughter. it's, he recognises, a ridiculously quixotic problem. He isn’t even certain what form of boat he should still construct, what wooden he may still use, the instruments he'll desire or, come to that, the place on the earth he'll construct it. He has a lot to think about, or even extra to profit. yet, undaunted via his lack of awareness, he embarks on a voyage of rediscovery, made up our minds to navigate his as far back as a time whilst a guy might style his destiny and depart his mark on heritage utilizing basically time-honoured talents and the traditional instruments and fabrics at hand.

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By Jonathan Gornall

One guy learns the traditional talents of boatbuilding to connect to fatherhood.

A author following within the bestselling footsteps of Adam Nicolson, Tim Moore and Charlie Connelly – researching what make sleek guy tick during the discovery of a craft lengthy forgotten.

Jonathan Gornall celebrates the artwork and craft of boat-building, and the easy pleasures of operating along with your fingers. How to construct a Boatis the tale of a completely unskilled sleek guy who, encouraged by means of his love of the ocean and what it has taught him approximately existence, units out to construct a standard wood boat as a present for hisnewborn daughter. it's, he recognises, a ridiculously quixotic problem. He isn’t even certain what form of boat he should still construct, what wooden he may still use, the instruments he'll desire or, come to that, the place on the earth he'll construct it. He has a lot to think about, or even extra to profit. yet, undaunted via his lack of awareness, he embarks on a voyage of rediscovery, made up our minds to navigate his as far back as a time whilst a guy might style his destiny and depart his mark on heritage utilizing basically time-honoured talents and the traditional instruments and fabrics at hand.

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