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

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 […]

Comparative Weights of Plywood, Aluminum and Steel

On September 14, 2017, in Aluminum Construction, Designer Articles, Plywood Construction, Steel Construction, by Glen L. Witt

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. […]

Union Jack – A Hobby That Got Out of Control

On August 14, 2015, in Power Cruisers, Steel Construction, Workboats, by Gayle Brantuk

  The following article is taken from Practical Boat Owner and is linked to their site below. For plans & patterns to build your own “Union Jack”, see the Glen-L website here. BOAT TEST: TUG YACHT 33 One of the many pleasures of this job is meeting hugely interesting and divergent characters: and greeting me […]

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