The Shipwright And The Schooner: Building A Windjammer In The New England Tradition by Harold BurnhamThe Shipwright And The Schooner: Building A Windjammer In The New England Tradition by Harold Burnham

The Shipwright And The Schooner: Building A Windjammer In The New England Tradition

byHarold BurnhamPhotographerDan Tobyne

Paperback | August 1, 2016

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Beginning in 2010, Essex, Massachusetts shipbuilder Harold Burnham took on the challenge of constructing a wooden sailing vessel using traditional techniques. He cut the trees himself from his woodlot, and milled them himself at his boatyard. Using volunteer labor from hundreds of friends, acquaintances, and community members, and recycled and repurposed materials he constructed, in just under a year, the schooner Ardelle at a cost of less than $20,000. The Shipwriight and the Schooner is an exploration into traditional New England shipbuilding, and it is a journey of discovery for both the author, who has spent his life building wooden boats, and the photographer, who had his first experiences in the boatyard. The book chronicles in words and stunning color photographs the construction, launch, and subsequent season of sailing aboard the Ardelle. The vessel is a testament to community involvement and a badge of honor in the age of mass production. It is a reminder of simpler times, when things were meticulously crafted by hand, and of a lifeway that has mostly vanished.
Dan Tobyne, a photographer and native New Englander, has been involved in photography for more than forty years. Early in his career as a teacher of at-risk youth, he helped develop a wilderness educa¬tion program that used photography as a behavior-modification tool. He is an artist member of the Marblehead Arts Association and a memb...
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Title:The Shipwright And The Schooner: Building A Windjammer In The New England TraditionFormat:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 9.88 × 7.99 × 0.28 inPublished:August 1, 2016Publisher:Down East BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1608934624

ISBN - 13:9781608934621

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