Boat Work

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I have worked on all types of boats - power and sail, as well as many rowing skiffs and dinghies. I have completed finishes on newly constructed boats and refinished older boats in varying degrees of deterioration.

32’ Tollycraft, Orcas Island – Refinished interior woodwork and exterior brightwork.
38’ Grand Banks, Anacortes – Refinished exterior brightwork and annual maintenance.
28’ Nordic Tug, Lopez Island – Refinished exterior brightwork and all interior woodwork.
36’ Nordic Tug, Anacortes – Refinished decks and exterior brightwork to prepare for sale.
42’ Grand Banks, Lopez Island - Completed an annual maintenance coat to brightwork.
35’ Cheoy Lee Offshore Ketch, Anacortes – Refinished interior woodwork and sole and refinished exterior brightwork. Annual maintenance coats for many years until boat sold.
CAL 40, Lopez Island – Refinished all interior wood work to prepare for sale.
32’ Bayliner, Decatur Island– Refinished exterior brightwork.
28’ Sea Sport, Decatur Island– Refinished exterior brightwork and interior woodwork.
59’ Sail Cutter, Blaine – Refinished exterior brightwork to prepare for sale.
16’ Chris Craft, Anacortes Anacortes – Full restoration. Stripped all wood and refinished exterior bright work and repainted top sides.
40’ Catalina, Lopez Island– Refinished interior sole and some of the interior woodwork.
26' Custom Built Steam Boat “Puffin,” Olympia – Completed a full restoration of this custom steam boat in 1997. The entire boat was stripped of old finish, repairs to the woodwork completed and new finish applied.
26’ Sea Ray, Anacortes – Refinished exterior brightwork.
19’ Grady White, Decatur Island– Refinished exterior bright work.
41’ Custom Pilot House Sloop, Bob Perry design named “Loon.” Built by Steven Brouwer of Hunter Bay Woodworking, Lopez Island. Completed all painting and brightwork on the exterior and interior of the boat while under construction. Completed the annual maintenance on interior and exterior brightwork until boat was sold to new owner.
31’ Custom Power Boat, Bob Perry design named “Evelena.” Built by Steven Brouwer of Hunter Bay Woodworking, Lopez Island. Completed some of the exterior and interior bright work while boat was under construction. Completed annual maintenance on the bright work each year to present.
12’ Custom Rowing Skiff, Lopez Island – Refinished entire boat, interior, benches and hull and maintenance coats on bright work each year to present.
14’ Custom Rowing Skiff, Lopez Island – Refinished entire rowing skiff.
Refinished interior and repainted hull and topside to prepare for sale.
17’ Chamberlin Design Custom Sailboat, Lopez Island – Refinished the interior and repainted the hull and topside on this Chamberlin design day sail boat to prepare the boat for sale.
16’ Kootner Day Sailboat – Built by “K” Boats in Dundee, New York in the late 1950s. These boats were sailed on the lakes around upstate New York. The hull is cedar with oak ribs and plywood frames. The decks are Phillippean mahogany. Benches are mahogany and the mast is 25-foot Sitka spruce. Conducted a complete restoration of the boat in the fall of 2006 and spring 2007.
9’ Ranger Minto Sailing Dinghy. These boats were originally produced by Ranger Boats of Kent, WA and were out of production for a spell. The Minto dinghy has been revived by Rich Passage Boats and is now being built in Port Orchard, Washington. This boat is reminiscent of the Whitehall pulling boats but with more volume aft. The boat has a lap strake fiberglass hull with teak gunwales. Completed some minor repairs to the hull and a complete repaint on the boat in 2008 to prepare it for sale.
Perry 44’CC Cheoy Lee – This one mast sail boat was built in Hong Kong in 1984 date. The port seals had failed and in 2008 the owner had new ports installed. There had been significant water damage to the teak plywood and trim. Completed a full restoration of the interior woodwork in the spring of 2008.
12’ Custom Dory -This lapstrake traditional style boat was built by Jeremy Snapp of Upright Channel Boat Works on Lopez Island in the early 1980’s. The boat has a wood hull with two rowing stations and a mast for day sailing. The boat had sat outside, unprotected for many years and was deteriorating. Complete restoration in the spring of 2008.
22’ Custom Power runabout Paullu I – This Ed Monk design custom built open harbor launch is used by the owner to travel from Roche Harbor, San Juan Island to the owner's home on a private island off shore. Completed a full restoration of the paint and bright work in 2006.
45’ Pontoon Barge – This boat was recently overhauled (Spring 2008) and custom fitted for the Island’s Oil Spill Association (IOSA) and is utilized to carry oil containment boom and oil spill responders. Completed a full restoration and repainting of the aluminum cabin. See article and photo in Islands Weekly.