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First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 3

On July 5, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Builder Tips, Power Cruisers, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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You can read Part One of this blog here Part Two is here To read the newest post of June 29, 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
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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. […]

Union Jack – A Hobby That Got Out of Control

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