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

On May 24, 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 […]

Glen-L Riviera Build By Donald Collier – Cookeville TN – Build Summary 10-1-15 Thru 5-7-16

On April 16, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, Outboard Powered, by Donald Collier
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This blog documents progress from 10-1-15 Thru 5-7-16.  See the second blog that documents progress from 5-7-16 to date.  The following Link will take you to the Riviera build part two.  Riviera Part Two Progress 10-1-15 Thru 5-7-16 The featured image is not the Riviera, but is close.  I will be increasing the Riviera length […]

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 […]

Walter’s Malahini Build

On September 4, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by WalterH
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Frames I spent the month of July making the frames for my Malahini and took August off. September is off to a good start with building the form and hanging the frames.  I raised the height of the building form to “bucket height” so I can fair the sheer without getting on my knees.  I […]

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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