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Building the Glen-L Squirt Changed My Life

On February 4, 2016, in Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

Building Boats Became a Career Fresh out of High school back in 2004, I decided to build a Glen L Squirt boat. Having no experience with wood working or boats in general, it was quite the task. Thankfully, there was “The Boatbuilder Forum” to help guide me through the project. I have not kept in […]

Squirt by Bill and Linda Whitney

On December 7, 2015, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by BillW2

We probably qualify for having completed a Glen-L Squirt in record time.  Actually, the record for longest time, since this boat was started in 2002 and finally finished (maybe) in only 13 years. This little boat is shown at the up-side down stage in your customers photo section. Then it was also in your web […]

My Bo-Jest Project after 6 months


Started building my Bo-Jest boat in January 2015. I work on it 2 to 3 hours a day about  3 or 4 days a week. I am currently fairing the bottom and preparing for my final coat of epoxy resin and paint. I was going to use a Yanmar SB8 diesel inboard engine but I found […]

A Woodworker is Born

On January 23, 2015, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

I hope you’ll indulge me a bit and allow me to share about our son, John II. He’s actually my step-son, but I love him as my own and face it, I’m not nearly old enough to have a son in his mid-thirties (please stop laughing). Growing up, whenever you asked John what he wanted […]

Building A Duck Boat Too


Easily built indoors over one winter I was not able to fibreglass the hull until that fall.  Using a high solids, two-stage epoxy instead of paint the next summer my Duck Boat Too made it into the marsh its second fall. My build is chronicled from start to finish here: http://sisipisis.wordpress.com What a great little boat… Related Images:

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