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Electric Powered Barrelback

On November 21, 2014, in Cold Molded Construction, Electric Powered, Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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It’s quite something when someone takes one of our designs and not only builds a beautiful boat, but a wonderfully innovative one as well.     Steven Shovoly of Edison Marine has produced an amazing version of our 19′ Barrelback design using twin Electric motors for power. Bob Fagliano and “The Core IV, Inc” installed all […]

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Estimating Costs to Build Your Boat

On November 21, 2014, in Builder Tips, by Gayle Brantuk
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Our friend, Glen-L Forum moderator, Gathering organizer, boatbuilder extraordinaire and husband of Miss Lola, Bill Edmundson, has provided us with an awesome resource. He put together an Excel Spreadsheet listing all the items he could think of that you would need to build a boat. It’s a pretty extensive list, and not all will apply to every […]

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Macke

True Grit Update

On October 31, 2014, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, WebLetters, by Gayle Brantuk
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Here at Glen-L, we’re grateful to get to know many of you who have built our boats but usually we only meet by phone. At the annual Gathering of Boatbuilders, we actually get to meet many of you in person and Ray Macke is one such person. He came to the very first Gathering in […]

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1973 Glen-L “Nomad” getting a much-needed full-blown refresh!

On October 23, 2014, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, Power Cruisers, by darthplywood
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My Grandfather, John Hargenrader, built a Glen-L Nomad in 1973. A few years ago he passed the boat (named “Betty Boop”) on to his son (my uncle) Luke Hargenrader. Luke used the boat with his family for several years and the boat has even made it to the Gathering. Shortly after G5 he decided that […]

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Glen-L Tuffy Runabout

Tuffy, So Dear To My Heart

On October 17, 2014, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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by Cliff Steele (originally written for Heartland Boating) Forty years ago this month we built “TUFFY” our first boat…but, before I tell you about TUFFY, I must go back 50 years. I was 12 back then & enjoyed a hobby that later would lead me and introduce me to a life long relation with boating. […]

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