Sides and bow done except for bulwarks.

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On October 16, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis

16 October 2016 update is at the bottom… OK, here goes my first blog ever about making a steel boat, the Goliath from Glen-L… I bought the plans on 10 August of 2009. I drooled on and dreamed about them for five years (really? wow, I didn’t think it was that long…). I did months of […]

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Boat Painting Tips

On October 14, 2016, in Builder Tips, by Gayle Brantuk

By Ken Schott (Reprinted from the Boatbuilder Forum, August 9, 2016 – “Boat painting is a puzzle for newbies”) I’ll post my views on spray painting, if it might help you. Urethane paint is chemically a type of paint, a true urethane paint dries with a chemical reaction (the hardener) whereas enamel paint is air […]

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Roberta’s Torpedo Proof Boat

On October 4, 2016, in Inboard Powered, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

UPDATE: The corrected Torpedo Plans & Patterns are now available from Glen-L here!!! The above photo and article below was taken from the WoodyBoater website. Thanks to fellow Woody Boater Roberta Hegy for sending in this wonderful story of building a proof of build for Glen L and Roberta herself. Thanks again for sharing, take […]

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Our motley crew and boats at the dock in Chattanooga!

Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders

On September 27, 2016, in Gatherings, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

My husband John and I along with somewhere between 60 and 100 other folks attended the Annual Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders last weekend. This was the 10th get-together we’ve had and it was great fun as always. And, there were about 20 boats in attendance as well! Let me tell you a bit about how […]

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Home Made Boat Registration in Canada

On August 18, 2016, in Builder Tips, by Gayle Brantuk

By Graham (aka galamb on the Forum) The following info on home made boat registration in Canada was taken from the Glen-L Forum… I got the survey done “first” – that helped out with any questions getting it registered and the insurance wouldn’t even talk to us without the survey as well. You could go […]

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