I have numerous historic canoe and row boat restoration successes under my belt.
Do you have an old row boat that is tied to a ton of memories of lazy days on the waterways around Muskoka, Ontario with a parent or grandparent? Would you like to create new memories for yourself and for the next generation? If you said yes to both of these, you have come to the right place. At Cook Craft, I offer row boat restoration services that will treat your row boat with the admiration and attention that it deserves.
I have numerous historic canoe and row boat restoration successes under my belt, including a 1940s Lapstrake Rowboat from Bonnie Boats. Special care and attention brought it back to its original beauty and made it safe and sturdy for more generations to enjoy. I put equal attention to durability and historically accurate row boat restoration, which is something I’m proud to say that few others do as well as I do.
In addition to row boat restoration, including breathing new life into antique row boats, I also offer canoe restorations, custom canoes, custom paddles, and surprisingly, custom fiddles and lyres, as well as repairs. I guess you could say I am a bit obsessed with wood, as well as continuing in the footsteps of the legendary Clarence Bouges who passed away in 1982 after 30 years in the same canoe shop that I’ve repaired and do my row boat restoration and other work. Reach out today with any questions you have or to discuss the restoration you would like completed.