Glen-L Styles

Comparative Weights of Plywood, Aluminum and Steel

On September 14, 2017, in Aluminum Construction, Designer Articles, Plywood Construction, Steel Construction, by Glen L. Witt
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We are frequently asked if a design can be built in some other material than that noted. Any of our plans intended for planking with sheet material are designed to be a segment of a cylinder or a cone called “conendric” development. This usually means sections of the hull will be straight lines or convex. […]

Top 10 Sailboat Designs

On June 11, 2017, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, Sailboats, by Gayle Brantuk
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fter my post about the Top 10 Designs, I had a request for the top 10 sailboat designs. So, here it is! Once again, these are the top 10 Sailboats according to our boat plan sales. It doesn’t necessarily mean that a lot of people are building these particular designs. For example, the Sabotina is […]

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 2

On May 8, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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You can read Part One of this blog here To read the newest post of May 7th, 2017 click here 18 February, 2017 – Although there has been 2 weeks since the last installment to the blog, I have actually achieved a fair amount of progress.  I have since finished the aft battery bay, and cut […]

Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary 5-7-16 Thru 9-9-17

On March 25, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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  I started building the Riviera in October of 2015.  I have been writing a blog from the beginning documenting the progress.  The blog was getting very long very slow for me to update.  The first blog documents progress from October 1, 2015 to May 7, 2016.  This blog will cover the progress from May 7, 2016 […]

Seat Mounting Ideas

On March 2, 2017, in Glen-L Styles, by Michael Maddox
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These are some thoughts about how to soften the ride up front by changing the way the seats are mounted in the Zip and this may be helpful for other builds. I have read some comments about the ride in the front seat being a bit rough, and I’ve taken them to heart. Over the last […]

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