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by Levaggik
Wed Oct 18, 2017 4:59 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Centerboard sheave
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Re: Centerboard sheave

Never mind. I solved the problem myself. For those of you out there that are experiencing this same problem you have two options that I can see. Purchase a 2.5" diameter x 1/2" wide sheave on line from another vendor or order this'' one from Glen L and take it to a machine shop and have it...
by Levaggik
Thu Oct 12, 2017 5:30 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Centerboard sheave
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Centerboard sheave

I purchased the centerboard sheave through Glen-L. The dimensions are 2 1/2" in diameter by 5/8" thick. If you take the brass bushing into consideration it measures ~ 11/16" thick. If I add a 1/8" plate on each side that totals 15/16". Then I have to secure a pin through it....
by Levaggik
Tue Oct 03, 2017 4:53 am
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Non exterior grade lumber for sailboat decking
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Re: Non exterior grade lumber for sailboat decking

Thank you Stuart and Mark. I appreciate the help. I am new to boat building and the aesthetic quality of exterior grade plywood in Arizona lacks something to be desired. I have spent a lot of time building my Glen-L14 and I would prefer to have the decking look nice but don't want to sacrifice the p...
by Levaggik
Thu Sep 28, 2017 4:40 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Non exterior grade lumber for sailboat decking
Replies: 3
Views: 197

Non exterior grade lumber for sailboat decking

I would like to use a hardwood veneer for the decking. If it is coated on both sides with epoxy and/or marine varnish will this hold up if it is not exterior grade?
by Levaggik
Thu Jul 14, 2016 5:09 pm
Forum: Sailboats
Topic: Stem height
Replies: 1
Views: 435

Stem height

Good evening, I am new to the forum and to boatbuilding. I have decided on the glen L14 as my first build but am presently stumped by the 4th frame and stem. Can someone tell me why I was supposed to cut a 1" X 2" notch out of the end of the building form then install a 1" X 2" c...
by Levaggik
Mon Jul 11, 2016 5:17 pm
Forum: New Members, Please Introduce Yourself
Topic: New member
Replies: 1
Views: 244

New member

Hello everyone. I am a new member to the forum and to boatbuilding and have a few questions. I am building a Glen L-14 sailboat and am at a atandstill trying to figure out how to adjust the height of the stem. I don't understand why the building form is notched 1" X 2" and then I am suppos...

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