Plywood Construction

The Best Part Of A Glen-L Boat Is Building It

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I have looked forward to sending you pictures since I received my frame kit for the Tuffy in 2002. (editor’s note: frame kits are no longer available.) My boat was launched for the first time on December 26th, 2019, on Lake Auman in Seven Lakes, NC.   (We live on the lake.) There were zero leaks! […]

Building the Glen-L Tuffy Part 1

On October 2, 2019, in Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Paul Vankeppel
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I am creating this blog post as a sort of record of the build process of my Glen-L Tuffy, named Pluto. I’ll go through some of the major details and show some pictures as well. I bought the Tuffy plans in July 2015, at the end of my freshman year of college. I had wanted […]

Malahini Boat Build By Elio Ascenzo- Stage 6

On August 27, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Elio Ascenzo
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In this stage of building the Glen-L Malahini, I focused on the hardware, trailer set up, sign writing and registration for the boat. I also decided to add carpet to the floor. Related Images:

Riviera by Mike Yelverton

On August 26, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Inboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Mike Yelverton
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Building the Riviera was a very long journey. You will find pictures in my Gallery that show it starting a long while back. It took two phases. Phase one, in the first home and shop took me to the completion of the hull. Phase two finished the boat in my second home and shop. By […]

Malahini Boat Build By Elio Ascenzo- Stage 5

On August 22, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Elio Ascenzo
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During this stage of building the Glen-L Malahini, I sanded the timber back, applied 4 coats of epoxy and then applied paint and clear finish. I decided to go for a blue stripe in the middle of the boat, blue and white on the sides and a natural timber finish elsewhere. Related Images: