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Malahini Boat Build By Elio Ascenzo- Stage 3

On August 15, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Elio Ascenzo
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In the third stage of the Glen-L Malahini build, I added fibre glass cloth to the base of the boat and also to the sides where the joints were. I then moved on to paint the bottom of the boat and wanted to leave a natural Mahogany finish on the sides. The whole boat is […]

Malahini Boat Build By Elio Ascenzo- Stage 2

On August 13, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Elio Ascenzo
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For the second stage of the Glen-L Malahini build, I chose to use a Sapelli Mahogany marine ply veneer. As the sheets weren’t long enough, I had to put two joins in the boat, as seen in the images. Related Images:

Malahini Boat Build By Elio Ascenzo – Stage 1

On August 9, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Elio Ascenzo
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I am Elio Ascenzo from Melbourne, Australia and when I decided to build the Glen-L Malahini, it was a bit more difficult starting off here in Melbourne as I didn’t have the same timber choices as the boat builders in the USA. So, after a lot of research and discussions with timber merchants, I decided […]

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 […]

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