Building Chris-Craft

Inside the Factories

Building Chris-Craft  Inside the Factories
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Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780760335925
Publisher: Voyageur Press
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Description

For more than half a century, Chris-Craft reigned supreme in the world of motorboating. This market dominance was due in no small part to the design and construction techniques employed in the company’s studios and on its factory floors.

Building Chris-Craft examines the company’s design and production heritage, looking at Chris-Craft’s considerable accomplishments in the context of key competitors and industrial trends in general. 

High-quality archival images take readers inside the factories, design studios, and lofts of Chris-Craft factories in Algonac, Holland; Cadillac, Michigan; Salisbury, Maryland; Chattanooga, Tennessee; and Caruthersville, Missouri.

The author

Anthony Mollica is a noted wooden boat expert and writer, as well as a trustee of the Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, New York. The author of Gar Wood Boats: Classics of a Golden Era, Chris-Craft 1922--1972, The American Wooden Runabout, and Dodge Boats lives in Dewitt, New York. Chris Smith is the grandson of Chris-Craft founder Christopher Columbus Smith. He resides in Holland, Michigan.

Chris Smith is the grandson of Chris-Craft founder Christopher Columbus Smith. He resides in Holland, Michigan.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 176 Pages
ISBN: 9780760335925
Illustrations: 13 color & 167 b-w photos
Size: 10.875 in x 9.25 in x 0.875 in / 276.23 mm x 234.95 mm x 22.225 mm
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