New Sweet Caroline Build

On March 23, 2020, in Builder Blogs, Outboard Powered, by parsj1957

Well I decided that if they’re making me stay home, and canceling everything I had on my schedule – I might as well start my Sweet Caroline build. Wood arrived today, and the building frame went up… off to the races – mill work tomorrow. Related Images:

Top 10 Boat Plans


Building a boat as a hobby is alive and well! In spite of current economic times, people are still building boats. They may not be laying down huge sums of moolah for a brand spankin’ new boat, but the desire to create a boat with ones own two hands is more popular than it’s ever […]

Console Skiff Interview

On October 12, 2012, in Glen-L Styles, by Gayle Brantuk

Today’s interview is another one of Kevin Brown of Cape Canaveral, Florida. In 2010, we interviewed Kevin and titled the post “Warning! Boatbuilding is an Addition”. That’s because Kevin has so far built 5  boats. He’s built the Tubby Tug, Squirt, Console Skiff and is currently building the Kingfisher. Back after he built the Tubby […]

True-Grit Builder Interview

On June 10, 2011, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk

  The True Grit is the second Glen-L boat that Ray Macke has built and wow–what a beautiful job he did on this one too! If you’ll remember from our previous interview, Ray built the Cabin Skiff which he aptly named “Therapy” and travelled over 27,000 miles of inter-coastal waterways with her. The True-Grit is […]

A Confused Boat Builder Shares

On April 20, 2011, in Build Your Dream Boat Series, Inboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk

Build your dream boat #32… A while back in the Build Your Dream Boat series #12 email, I talked about a man who was confused about the Barrelback design. If you’ll recall, he had just received his plans and was confused with them. He’s a smart guy, but just felt perplexed. One of our builders sent […]