We're known more for building wherries than any other small craft. We began about 1970, with the Lincolnville Salmon Wherry, expanded with the Rhodes model, added the Newfoundland Trap Skiff, and designed the Duck Trap model. Despite the fact that all are of the same general type, and each and every one is a winner, individual differences and capabilities made us wish for one a bit more versatile. That's the way it is with boats. And while we have built a lot of them, we know others look at those curves and figure there's no way they could build a boat like that. We know because they've told us. That was the impetus for taking our Nikon into the shop and photographing the entire process from beginning to end. When you can see it done, and can read ahead to see where you're going, it makes all the difference. They told us that too.
This book is 8.5" x 11" and is comb bound to lay flat when you need it to. Here's a peak inside...
There's a lot more, of course–179 pages and 222 photos, in fact.
if you are seriously considering building a Christmas Wherry, the information in this book is where you want to begin. Then once you've read through it and have seen the entire building process, then you can order the plans with confidence.
Posted by Robert G Lister on Mar 25th 2018
I spent a recent 5 day period during a power outage to read Walt's Wherry book. I decided I need to build a Christmas Wherry for my next boat. This book answered any questions regarding construction and the pictures really show you how the boat goes together.