THE WOODEN BOAT SHOW,JUNE 26-28, 2015
MYSTIC SEAPORT, MYSTIC, CT
A special thank you goes out to all of you who stopped by our booth this year. Our participation in this years show was a success because of you.
Congratulations to one of our customers, Deborah Simmons. She displayed her boat at last years show and won first place for Owner Built Boat and Owner Built Sail. Good job Deborah from all of us here at Parkerville!
We welcome all of you out there with wooden boats, or wooden parts on your boats that need repair or replacement. For years we have quietly served a need for the wood boating enthusiast by helping them maintain their treasured boats. We are ready to serve you with our on hand supply of Teak in thicknesses from 4/4 to 8/4, and other species such as Mahogany, Sitka Spruce, Marine Fir plywood and Okoume Plywood. We know there are many boat owners who struggle to find a source for lumber, plywood, or shop services in the marine area. We are here for you. Please read on to learn more.
HOW WE WORK
Most of our clients bring their old worn out, partially decaying, or just plane broken wood parts to us. We lay the pieces out and discuss with the client what they are looking for. Sometimes our clients are the new owners of an older boat which has undergone several attempts to stabilize a design deficiency with poor results. Other times our customers have owned their boats for a number of years and cannot nurse the worn out parts any longer. Together we discuss how to proceed and come up with a plan. This approach has worked extremely well for us and for our customers. We have made many new swim platforms over the years. Some of them are a complete new design from what was brought into us, but most are exact replacements. Recently we re-constructed a hatch cover that had 4 lose rails and no lid! That’s right, the lid, or panel was completely gone. It happens, doesn’t it?
We have access to many marine products such as specialty plywood, resins, finishes, and others that allow our solutions to be almost endless for your project. Give us a call or email some photos of your boat to us so we can help you return your boat back to “normal”.
Here are some of the items we carry in stock.
- Teak lumber – 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, and 8/4 thicknesses.
- Sitka Spruce – 8/4 thickness.
- Ash – 4/4, 5/4, 8/4 thicknesses.
- African and South American Mahogany – 4/4, 5/4, 6/4, 8/4, 12/4 and 16/4 thicknesses.
- Ipe (Iron Wood).
- System Three Epoxy.
- Waterlox finish products.
- Bush Finishing Products, Bush Oil (a moisture displacing oil finish) and preparation supplies.
- Special Order products (non-stock) such as Teak and Holly plywood, West System Epoxy, Epafane Marine Finishes and others are available.
As always, we welcome any comments or advice in all that we do. Please go to our contact us page and share your thoughts.