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You’re Invited to the Tennessee Boatbuilder Gathering

On September 12, 2014, in Gatherings, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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This is your official invitation! All are welcome to this free event. This is your opportunity to see Glen-L boats in action…   When: September 19-21, 2014 Where: Hale’s Bar Marina & Resort Guild, TN RSVP: Glen-L Forum   No boat is necessary, but if you have one, bring it.      

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Cutting Transom Angles

On September 12, 2014, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Gayle Brantuk
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Figuring out how to cut the angle on a transom can be a little challenging. Joshua Burks is currently building our Zip which is a 14′ runabout that has a 12 degree angle on the transom as do many of our designs. Joshua is documenting his build with video and so far has done two. […]

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Zip Builder Interview – Travis Kerbrat

On August 28, 2014, in Outboard Powered, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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Friend and Glen-L Zip builder, Ted Gauthier, has done another interesting interview. This one is of Travis Kerbrat and the beautiful Glen-L Zip that he built. As mentioned in other posts, once you build the basic hull of any boat and then flip it over, aside from some of the basic inner structure, the boat […]

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More On Getting Started Building Boats

On August 8, 2014, in Shop Talk: Tips and Techniques, by Gayle Brantuk
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(Submitted by a Glen-L Newsletter Subscriber): I enjoyed your last newsletter about the ‘getting started in building boats…’ A couple of thoughts you might consider going forward… One of the most important tools I’ve found is making a model before the actual build… The model doesn’t have to be anything elaborate - I just use cheap cardboard and […]

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Three-Point Hydro Spray?

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I recently received a question from a gentleman who built our Glen-L Tiny Titan 8-foot hydroplane.  He was experiencing what he thought was too much spray coming over the sides, and therefore decided to modify the design of Tiny Titan by adding strips of 1 ½-inch wide aluminum along the outside bottoms of both sponsons. […]

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