This article is a reprint from a Newsletter I’ve subscribed to for years called “Early To Rise”. It’s one of those articles that really made me think and consider the activities I choose to engage in. I do think that building a boat falls into the “Golden” category of activities–what do you think? I hope you enjoy [...]
All of us here at Glen-L want to wish our fellow Americans a Happy Fourth of July. I realize that many of you reading this are outside the US. Though you may not share our holiday, I hope you have wonderful weekend as well! Our family will be spending the fourth at “The Pond” as we do [...]
I’ve had the privilege of meeting many of you either in person or on the phone and have discovered that building boats, building cars, building airplanes, building models all seem to attract the same type of people… really cool guys and gals like you all!
A builder emailed today asking if the side planking for the Outrage is attached to the frames. The Outrage is a 16′ deep vee ski boat and is built using sheet plywood construction. My father wrote an article on the subject of fastening planking to frames and includes a great history lesson about the evolution of plywood boat construction.
Today is the 30 year anniversary that our Office Manager, Darla Schooler, began working at Glen-L Marine. She started with us back in 1981 when she still had her
One of the most popular designs here at Glen-L is our Tubby Tug which is a 9 foot stitch and glue tugboat. This boat was designed with kids in mind, but it’s popular with all ages of “kids”!
Now we’re pleased to announce a brand spanking new design called “Pug”. This is
Resolutions seem more temporary and flippant, where goals sound more serious like something you might actually do. The past few years I’ve made it a habit to set some goals for the new year each December. There was a time when I wouldn’t do that because
It seems so cliche to write about being thankful the day before we celebrate Thanksgiving in the U.S. I suppose it would be somewhat hypocritical if only done once a year. But, I was trained early on to always be grateful.
The other day I was watching something on TV
Building a boat is a challenging, rewarding and just plain fun hobby. It’s not just another project, it’s a lifetime of memories the whole family will enjoy. Many who build our boats have fond memories of helping their father build one when they were kids and all the fun they had as a family using their boat. We’d like to help you build memories like that as well…