Name Your Boat

On August 17, 2012, in News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

Article Courtesy of Newfound Woodworks Inc. :             One way to make your boat unique is to add some graphics.  These aren’t ‘decals’ as such but actually anything you can print on rice paper.  Rice paper is very thin, like tissue paper.  You can get it at an art supply […]

Zip by Tom Puleo

On August 8, 2012, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by ThomasPuleo

This is a picture of my garage before I got started.  I drew the outline of each of the components of the frames on the 3/4 marine ply and cut them out.     The frames, stem, transom and keel in place.     Rear view with temporary braces to hold everything straight and level.  Notch for chine […]

Squirt launched in July 2011

On October 20, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by Art Atkinson

                    I started the boat build in October of 2009 and launched July 20, 2011.  Details of the build are at  The boat was stretched 10% to 11′.  Outboard is an original 1956 Mercury Mark 25 in Sarasota Blue/Sand Tan colors.  The motor is 20 HP […]

My Squirt

On August 1, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, Outboard Powered, by david.c

I finished my squirt about two years ago and since then it has been well used, in fresh but mainly salt water (port phillip bay). The frames are hoop pine. The hull is marine ply that has been covered with fiberglass cloth. After that I used international interprotect then three coats of two pac perfection […]