If you need some help in “filling in the gaps” on building your own boat from Sam’s plans, we’ve put together some resources to do just that.
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Sam’s Wholesale Buying Clubs
Help to resource the materials that you will need for your project — plywood, lumber, epoxy, boatbuilding supplies, fiberglass cloth and more.
Stitch-And-Glue Construction Booklet Download – $1
This 80 page booklet is our generic building booklet featuring the homebuild of a Candlefish 16. It includes photos and drawings detailing the build process. Very helpful for any build you choose.
The Original Stitch – and – Glue Book by Sam Devlin
28 Chapters, 119 Pages, a helpful topic index. Includes several Devlin Designs Drawings and excellent boatbuilding instructions.
Wooden Boat Building With Sam Devlin, the DVD
You can watch this video for free right on this page below. Or, if you want to own the DVD so you can pause it at will or replay segments for instructional purposes over and over or have it for your collection we have just a dozen or so left to purchase!
Wooden boat building with Sam Devlin
In this video, Sam shares his knowledge of boat building to help you more easily fulfill your dreams of becoming a wooden boat builder.
Lee Sandifur’s Devlin Egret
Lee at the 2013 Wooden Boat Show, discussing some of things he’s done to make his Egret hold up to the Puget Sound weather.
Surf Scoter 22
Time lapse video of building wood-fiberglass composite boat.
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