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.
Sam Merriam promises to guide you through designing, building, and maintaining floating and stationary docks and delivers with ‘Building Your Own Dock.’—Joe Hornyak, Executive Editor, Home Improvement Retailing
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.—Steve Maxwell, Editor, Pro Painter Magazine
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.