Builder Tips

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 3

On March 2, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Builder Tips, Power Cruisers, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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You can read Part One of this blog here Part Two is here To read the newest post of March 2, 2018 click here Feb. 2, 2018 – Installed the fantail deck edge angle. I had to notch the 1/8″ X 1″ angle to match the curve of the boat. Finished forming and installing the aft […]

Titan Tug to take to the waters of Georgia Strait

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Latest additions to the Blog   A note on the blog notes; I’m building the blog notes – latest at the top, oldest at the bottom.  So if something doesn’t make sense, scroll down and pick the story up where it starts, then work your way back to see where it finishes.  I am also […]

Turning Your Hull

On October 11, 2017, in Builder Tips, by tedhanneman
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Editor’s Note: There are many ways to turn your boat and we appreciate Ted Hanneman sharing his version with us. Since Glen-L boats are built upside down, it’s necessary to turn the hull over to complete it at some point. Ted is building the Glen-L CS-20 which is a 20 foot Stitch and Glue design. […]

Raptor Staining Tips

On April 25, 2017, in Builder Tips, by Gayle Brantuk
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A builder called the other day asking about staining the Raptor Composite Fastenings. He wasn’t sure what type of stain is recommended. After talking to the helpful Raptor folks, they informed me that any stain should work, but the key is to remove the sheen from the fastening. The builder I was talking to was […]

Builder Review: SystemThree Paint is Infallible

On April 24, 2017, in Builder Tips, by Gayle Brantuk
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by Jeff Cobb aka BayouBengal Note: This is taken from the Glen-L Boatbuilder Forum–this is THE place to connect with others building Glen-L designs… I guess everyone has their own finish and like what they’re used to working with, but I’m now completely sold on the SystemThree WR-LPU system. You can pretty much apply it […]

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