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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 […]

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath

On February 5, 2017, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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Please see “Part 2” of this blog here. 5 February 2017 update is at the bottom…click 2-5-17 to jump to latest post 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? […]

Sanding Board for Concave Curves

On June 18, 2015, in Shop Talk: Tips and Techniques, by Gayle Brantuk
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Brian Barbata in Hawaii is building a Glen-L Monte Carlo and shares with us today some modifications he made to his sanding board that he thinks make it more useful for getting into those pesky concave curves on classic runabouts. Adhesive paper of the size needed for these boards only comes in rolls, and not a […]

Tug-Along 18 Interview with Wayne Conklin

On May 15, 2015, in News From Gayle, Plywood Construction, Stitch and Glue Construction, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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This wonderful video was taken by Earl Gass of Imlay Michigan for his local Power Squadron. Wayne Conklin is the builder being interviewed and you’ll be inspired by his beautiful build. Earl hopes that seeing the stunning boat that Wayne built will encourage his fellow Squadron members to build their own. Let’s hope so! Wayne built […]

Fitting the Chines

On February 25, 2015, in Designer Articles, Plywood Construction, by Glen L. Witt
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A chine in a boat is the backing member of the side and bottom planking and is typical on a hard chine hull, meaning an abrupt angle change from bottom to side, not a radius or round shape. In other words, the chine is the usual longitudinal backing typical on vee bottom boats. The backing […]

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