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 To read the newest post of August 19, 2019 click 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 […]

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Building a Riviera Saved My Life

On March 25, 2020, in Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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by BobD I’ve recently completed building a Riviera in Canberra Australia. I’m a Navy veteran forced into retirement with PTSD and have been using the build as part of my therapy. I’m OK now, but It has saved my life – literally! There is no other project like building a wooden boat, and there have […]

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New Sweet Caroline Build

On March 23, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by parsj1957
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Well I decided that if they’re making me stay home, and canceling everything I had on my schedule – I might as well start my Sweet Caroline build. Wood arrived today, and the building frame went up… off to the races – mill work tomorrow. Related Images:

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Pete’s Reliant

On March 6, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Sailboats, by pjenke
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I started this project of building a Glen-L 49 foot Reliant, World Cruising Sailboat, in 2009 with the construction of the boat shop and began construction of the boat later that year.  Finally in 2013 I am about to start skinning the hull using the cold molded technique.  Visit me at my blog for more […]

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Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary Part 2

On December 27, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Cold Molded Construction, Inboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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(Note: if you want to read this in sequential order, start from the bottom) I started building the Riviera in October of 2015.  I have been writing a blog from the beginning documenting the progress.  The blog was getting very long very slow for me to update.  The first blog documents progress from October 1, 2015 to […]

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Bronze vs. Stainless for Building Boats

On November 1, 2019, in Builder Tips, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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by Mark Bronkalla NOTE: Be sure to get your bronze and stainless fastenings from Glen-L! Every so often, boatbuilding points out that the correct answer to a problem is not always the obvious one. There have been many questions regarding which type of fastener is best; whether galvanized, bronze or stainless. This is complicated by […]

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