Designer’s Notebook: Fairing by the “RABL Method”

On December 28, 2011, in Designer Articles, Plywood Construction, WebLetters, by Glen L. Witt

Most have never heard of Sam S. Rabl, a naval architect, author and innovator of small boat building methods. Sam was at the height of his career back in the mid-forties, when he wrote several books and numerous boatbuilding articles. Most of his works are now long gone, so why should you care about this […]

Australian Barrelback-19 build

On November 21, 2011, in Glen-L Styles, Inboard Powered, by Justin Schooneman

Welcome to my blog, It’s a little piece of the web where I’ll be documenting the build progress of a Ken Hankinson designed Barrelback-19, built using the cold-molded plywood method. Apparently it will possibly be the first Hankinson Barrelback-19 built in Australia. Now the pressure is on …………….. To quote from the Glen-L site where […]