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Malahini Boat Build By Elio Ascenzo- Stage 3

On August 15, 2019, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, Plywood Construction, by Elio Ascenzo
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In the third stage of the Glen-L Malahini build, I added fibre glass cloth to the base of the boat and also to the sides where the joints were. I then moved on to paint the bottom of the boat and wanted to leave a natural Mahogany finish on the sides. The whole boat is […]

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 Lucky Pierre Dory: Third Build’s a Charm

On May 31, 2019, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk
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The Glen-L Lucky Pierre is a 29 foot Saint Pierre Dory. This boat is designed for a well-mounted outboard, standard inboard or a traditional dory haul-up type of inboard. We often wonder how many of our boats have actually been built. We sell a lot of plans, but unless the builder sends us photos of […]

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 […]

Which Boat Will You Build?

On January 10, 2014, in Glen-L Styles, News From Gayle, by Gayle Brantuk
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Sometimes the hardest part of building a boat is actually deciding which one to build. After 60 years in the business of providing plans and patterns for the amateur boat builder, Glen-L does have quite a selection. In fact, we have over 300 different models to choose from. Another component to the decision  is how […]

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