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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 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 […]

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, 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 […]