Stiletto Update

On March 22, 2012, in Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by pamelalynne1

With the beautiful weather this week in upstate NY I put a final coat of varnish on the deck, a final coat of paint on the side decks, set my old Johnson 25 on the transom to lighten the tongue weight and installed the seats and console cover.   Related Images:

Build your own boat?! Are you crazy?!!!

On December 12, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, WebLetters, Why Build Your Own Boat?, by John B

People who build their own boats are crazy. Not “certifiably insane” crazy like they have invisible friends they talk to, But crazy nonetheless.   Are YOU one of these people? Keep reading below and find out…   You know there are people out there that think you’re nuts, right? They think you have nothing better to do […]

Bo-Jest Builder Interview

On July 8, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

  I’ve always thought the Bo-Jest was such a neat looking boat. This is truly the type of boat you don’t see everywhere and can rightly be called a “Character boat”. It’s certainly not something you can just buy at a local boat shop! Today’s video is of Tom Smitherman’s boat taken at last years […]

Jet Squirt Funabout Builder Interview

On May 20, 2011, in News From Gayle, Outboard Powered, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

Yes, I said FUNabout, not RUNabout, although this little boat is both! The Squirt is a 10′ runabout designed for plywood construction. This little runabout is the most popular design we have and many have been built. Over the years, there have been quite a few builders that have altered this little funabout to use […]

The Basics Needed to Build a Boat

On March 16, 2011, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk

Sometimes it helps to go back to the basics whether it’s with marketing a business or building a boat. We are frequently asked what you need to get started building your own boat. So, I thought it would be a good idea to spell out for you what you need to get started.  Let’s say […]