Goliath modified aft

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 4

On January 21, 2019, in Power Cruisers, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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You can read Part One of this blog here Part Two is here Part Three is here 15 December, 2018- Wow, time seems to fly these days. Since my last update, I got the pair of gensets, removed them from their frames, and started figuring out how I was going to get them in below […]

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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 […]

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Inboard Propeller Installation Procedures

On February 27, 2019, in Shop Talk: Tips and Techniques, by Gayle Brantuk
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Glen-L carries a selection of Johnson OJ Propellers from their “Legend” line. Johnson has been making props since 1936, so they know what they’re doing! See our full line of props on our site. Following are instructions courtesy of Michigan Wheel, for installing a propeller: Push propeller snugly onto shaft taper WITHOUT key in either […]

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Glen-L boat fin

Skeg Versus Fin

On January 18, 2019, in Builder Tips, WebLetters, by Gayle Brantuk
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We’ve had several builders inquire about putting fins on their boat; specifically on the Squirt. The following notes should allow you to make a more informed decision as to whether to use a fin or skeg. Why use either? You don’t have to, many builders don’t. At low speed, you may not see a need. […]

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2018 Gathering of Glen-L Boatbuilders

On October 19, 2018, in Gatherings, by Gayle Brantuk
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“Awesome Gathering. I think it was the best ever. Great crowd and Tony is really making things really work well for us. The floating patio is such a great place for our evening dining and gathering for fun and karaoke.” – Roberta Hegy, Queen of the Boatbuilders The most recent Gathering, G-12, was quite a […]

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Doug’s Hunky Dory 23′ boat

On September 13, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Workboats, by Doug
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    I live in Kotzebue, Alaska, which is located 30 miles north of the Arctic circle.  I  have turned the upstairs of my house into a wood-working shop and some years will build a build boat up there, which is what I decided to do again this past winter. After looking at all of […]

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