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The Year of the Boat free pdf Lawrence Cheek decided that he had to build a boat. Not just any boat, but a beautiful wooden sail boat. This despite the fact that he barely knew how to sail and that he was the master of so few woodworking skills that it was frightening. "The Year of the Boat" is a memoir about what went on in that suburban garage- a roiling process of measuring, cutting, gluing and sanding that was punctuated with supreme satisfaction, utter frustration and plain bewilderment. From figuring out how to actually read a set of marine blueprints to learning the fine art of applying epoxy to getting the mast to stand up straight, this is a captivating adventure into the wilderness of doing it yourself. Building a boat turns out to be the antidote for chronic perfectionism (hence the boat's name, Far From Perfect).

About Lawrence W. Cheek

Lawrence W. Cheek is the architecture critic for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. His work has appeared in Los Angeles Times Magazine, Coastal Living, and American Heritage, and he is the author of several travel books. He lives in Issaquah, WA.

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Author : Lawrence W. Cheek
Publisher : Sasquatch Books
Data Published : 27 December 2012
ISBN : 1570616140
EAN : 9781570616143
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 288 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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