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Title:
The dock manual: designing, building, maintaining
Author:
Burns, Max, 1948-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Pownal, Vt : Storey Books, 1999.
Physical Description:
201 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9781580170987
Format :
Book

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Central Library TC355 .B87 1999 Adult Non-Fiction Non-Fiction Area-Oversize
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Summary

Summary

Add value and enjoyment to your waterfront property by building your own dock. From analyzing your shoreline and choosing an appropriate design to accessorizing with decorative trims, Max Burns covers every aspect of dock construction. Providing illustrated step-by-step instructions with complete materials and tools lists for 10 distinct docks, Burns also offers expert advice on different types of ramps and winterizing techniques. Encouraging you to get out on the water, this guide will inspire you create the dock of your dreams.


Table of Contents

Section 1 The Path to a Successful Waterfront
1 Analyzing Your Shoreline and Situation
2 From Lists to Reality
Section 2 Dock Types
3 Floating Docks
4 Pipe Docks
5 Permanent Docks
6 Specialty Docks
Section 3 The Art of Dock Building
7 The Materials of Dock Building
8 The Tools, Hardware, and Fasteners of Dock Building
9 The Techniques of Dock Building
10 Beauty by Design
11 Alternatives to Doing It All Yourself
Section 4 Your Dock Meets Planet Earth
12 Mooring Your Dock
13 Providing Shore Access to Your Dock
14 Your Dock and Winter
Section 5 Your Dock and Your Watercraft
15 Mooring Your Boat
16 Dry Docking
Section 6 Repairing and Upgrading
17 Dare to Repair
Section 7 Plans and Sources
18 Dock Plans Sources
Glossary
Index

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