Steel Construction

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 5

On December 21, 2020, in Builder Blogs, 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 Part Four is here November 23, 2020 OK all, it has been some time since the last update, but there have been extenuating circumstances. Most of them centered around the need for a bigger building space. To be […]

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 […]

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 […]

First attempt at making a steel boat, the Goliath-Pt 2

On January 15, 2018, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Steel Construction, by Dan Hennis
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You can read Part One of this blog here To read the newest post of January 14, 2018 click here 18 February, 2017 – Although there has been 2 weeks since the last installment to the blog, I have actually achieved a fair amount of progress.  I have since finished the aft battery bay, and cut […]

Comparative Weights of Plywood, Aluminum and Steel

On September 14, 2017, in Aluminum Construction, Designer Articles, Plywood Construction, Steel Construction, by Glen L. Witt
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We are frequently asked if a design can be built in some other material than that noted. Any of our plans intended for planking with sheet material are designed to be a segment of a cylinder or a cone called “conendric” development. This usually means sections of the hull will be straight lines or convex. […]