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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 […]

Super Spartan Build by Roberta Part 4

On January 12, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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To read the previous posts in this series, click the links below: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3  December 2, 2011 I haven’t accomplished much lately as I am waiting for the mahogany for the coamings, sheers and carlings. It’s supposed to be here by Dec. 6th, but that is not cast in stone. I […]

Super Spartan Build by Roberta Part 2

On November 30, 2011, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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We’ll continue to follow Roberta’s progress on her Super Spartan build as posted on our Forum. If you’d like to read the first blog post, you can read it here. Thursday, November 17, 2011 This morning I installed the floor battens, the next step in the order of business. I struggled a bit trying to […]

Super Spartan Build on Forum

On November 18, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk
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Since having this blog section of our website, I’ve been a little conflicted about how best to use it in conjunction with the Forum. The Glen-L Forum is a very busy and incredible resource for those building boats. Folks discuss different issues and share their projects and photos. It’s more of a two-way discussion and […]

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