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Building Your Own Dock

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Build your own sound, functional dock that will overcome almost any waterfront challenge with this essential guide. In Building your own Dock you'll find detailed plans, expert tips, advice on building methods, and insight on materials and specialty parts for all the most popular types of docks. Professional dock builder Sam Merriam explains the wide variety of modern docks, from traditional wood structures to modular, pre-built docks made with aluminum, plastic, or composites. Sam helps you design the best kind of dock for your application and waterfront environment as he explains their relative advantages, disadvantages, and customization options. Whether you decide to build your own dock, hire a builder, or purchase a ready-made, this book will reveal your choices, enhance your dock building knowledge, and empower you to create the dock you've always dreamed of.


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Pages 256
Publish Date 2019-03-12
Size 8.0" x 10.0" x 0.58"
Author Sam Merriam


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Joe Hornyak, Executive Editor, Home Improvement Retailing
Sam Merriam promises to guide you through designing, building, and maintaining floating and stationary docks and delivers with 'Building Your Own Dock.'
Steve Maxwell, Editor, Pro Painter Magazine
Thorough, easy to read, and gets down to the details a beginner needs to actually succeed building any one of a number of different designs.

About the Author

Sam Merriam is a professional dock builder and manufacturer of dock building components with 40 years' experience. He is the co-owner of Great Northern Docks in Naples, Maine, a second-generation family owned business that is famous for high quality docks and dock hardware.

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