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I really enjoyed this book. Ruhlman spends enough time on the process and craft to make it worthwhile. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Amazon Customer
Fair and somewhat informative reading, however there was no dust cover accompanying the book as was shown in the auction, I consider this to be an un-necessary misrepresentation of... Read morePublished 11 months ago by The Shadow
I lived there once and am familiar with the context. And I am a wooden boat owner. Impressive subject and well writtenPublished 13 months ago by John Putnam
I was so excited I bought 2 copies, one for myself and one as a gift. Ruhlman writes a narrative of an arcane craft with it's own language in such a compelling and informative way... Read morePublished 13 months ago by David J.
Michael Ruhlman has a wonderful way of explaining how and why the obsessions of men (and women) are stirred and produce expressions of human creativity and passion.Published 14 months ago by dave kosuth
Overall, this was a very interesting read. However, the book is not about wooden boats so much as it is about the people who build wooden boats - their lifestyles, their... Read morePublished on January 17, 2010 by Amazon Customer
I should of done alittle more reaserch on this book before buying it. I thought it would be on diferent boat designs, not about two boats being built. Could still be intresting.Published on September 2, 2009 by Fred
Michael Ruhlman's WOODEN BOATS is not only a celebration of wooden boats and wooden boatbuilding but is an exposition on the very idea of wooden boats. Read morePublished on July 29, 2007 by M. L. Asselin