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Building the Glen-L Squirt Changed My Life

On February 4, 2016, in Outboard Powered, by Gayle Brantuk
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Building Boats Became a Career Fresh out of High school back in 2004, I decided to build a Glen L Squirt boat. Having no experience with wood working or boats in general, it was quite the task. Thankfully, there was “The Boatbuilder Forum” to help guide me through the project. I have not kept in […]

Decking – the icing on the cake

On March 27, 2015, in Designer Articles, by Glen L. Witt
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Icing isn’t necessary on a cake, but it sure makes it look and taste even better. An attractive wooden deck on a boat is similar. It doesn’t change the basic boat, but does enhance the appearance; often many times over. Now let’s understand that we have nothing against the fisherman, hunter, or workboat operator who […]

Top 10 Boat Plans

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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 […]

Squirt Runabout – A Work of Art

On February 1, 2013, in News From Gayle, Videos, by Gayle Brantuk
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Art Atkinson’s retro Squirt Runabout was a hit at last year’s Gathering of Boatbuilders in Tennessee. His boat was styled to match his 1956 Mercury Mark 25 with Sarasota blue and Sand tan similar to a 1956 Chevy Bel Air. Today’s interview is done by our own Zip Builder, Ted Gauthier and he did a […]

Console Skiff Interview

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