Sides and bow done except for bulwarks.

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On March 15, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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April 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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Stainless Steel Fastenings in Boatbuilding

On March 4, 2016, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk
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by Mark Bronkalla Every so often, boatbuilding points out that the correct answer to a problem is not always the obvious one. There have been many questions regarding which type of fastener is best; whether galvanized, bronze or stainless. This is complicated by the lack of readily available bronze vs. the ready availability of stainless. […]

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Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Updated 4-17-16

On February 19, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, Outboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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The featured image is not the Riviera, but is close.  I will be increasing the Riviera length by 10% to be able to make it a triple cockpit boat.  It is my inspiration picture.  Since my early twenties (much older now 50+), I had a desire to build a boat.  Raising a family always put […]

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She was a little heavy but still performs well

Barrelback 20 By Greg Walters

On February 8, 2016, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Greg
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Just  a few pics of my Barrelback which I completed in October 2015 using Glen L plans. The boat runs a Ford pcm 351W engine which I built from the ground up.The steering is hydraulic which in retrospect was overkill but nice to have.I also fitted a hydraulic engine hatch lifter which makes small adjustments […]

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