Complete Canvasworker's Guide

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Complete Canvasworker’s Guide by Jim Grant

This second edition of Sailrite founder Jim Grant’s guide is larger and thoroughly updated and revised with many new illustrations. More than just an idea book, The Complete Canvasworker’s Guide makes construction of your own projects easy and enjoyable with step-by-step instructions.

With the precise instructions in this book, you can create custom covers, awnings, bags and harnesses for a perfect fit on your boat. All of the techniques described are tested and polished. Following the instructions will result in useful items with a professional look.

Cover: Softcover
Pages: 186
Size: 8-1/2″ x 11″
Illustrations: 230
Publisher: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
Second Edition: 1992

Topics in The Complete Canvasworker’s Guide Include:

  • The Principles of Canvaswork
  • Sea Anchors
  • Awnings & Enclosures
  • Sail & Ditty Bags
  • Bimini Boat Tops
  • Boat Covers
  • Bosun’s Chair
  • Cushions & Covers
  • Companionway Dodgers
  • Flags & Pennants
  • Trapeze & Safety Harnesses
  • Sail Covers
  • Small Covers
  • Spinnaker Socks
  • And more!

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Easy to read with helpful tips

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I recently started marine sewing and needed a guide to help with my projects. I found the book to be extremely helpful with well drawn illustrations and easy to understand tips. I'm very pleased with the book and recommend this to anyone sewing industrial projects.