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Can Wooden Boats Stay In The Water?

There is a lot of debate about whether wooden boats can stay in the water. Some people swear by them, while others think that they will only last for a season or two. So, what’s the truth? In this blog post, we are going to take a look at both sides of the argument and…

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What Is The Best Wood For Building A Wood Boat?

Building a wooden boat is a challenging but rewarding experience. It’s important to use the right type of wood if you want your boat to be both sturdy and beautiful. In this blog post, we will discuss the different types of wood that are best suited for boatbuilding, as well as the pros and cons…

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What To Name Your Boat?

What’s in the name? One of the biggest decisions you’ll be faced with as a new boat owner is what to name the vessel you now command. Ok, so maybe it won’t be the biggest thing you have to decide upon, but it will be one of your most visible decisions, so it should be…

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2021 International Antique and Classic Boat Show in CDA

There is nothing quite as beautiful as a wooden boat. Now, multiply that by 150+ exquisitely crafted wooden boats and you’ve found yourself at the 2021 International Antique and Classic Boat Show (ACBS) in Coeur d’Alene. That’s right, the floating boardwalk in Coeur d’Alene was chosen to host this last year’s boat show. Boats showed…

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The Riva Super Ariston is a wood boat owners dream

With spring in the air, our craftsmen and craftswomen at Coeur Custom Wood Boats are enjoying opening the shop doors and letting in some sunshine and fresh air. These are the days that make us wish we were out test driving one of our favorite wood boats. Today’s dream is of one of the Riva…

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Coeur Custom, Pure 340, Custom Wood Boat

PURE satisfaction

Building a flawless legacy launch At first light on flat water, a boat flies into the sunrise, chased by its darker reflection. Light dazzles the hull and the wake flies off clean and true. She splits water and sky as a bolt of destiny, a delirium of pleasure, turning the head and stirring the heart….

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Finest wood boat restoration services, Coeur Custom

Offering the most complete restoration services!

The team at Coeur d’Alene Custom Wood Boats knows how important it is to take care of your boat, inside and out. Like a car, boats do require a fair amount of upkeep and restoration to make sure they continue to sail smoothly. Our team of certified technicians offers mechanical and electrical repairs, as well as boat re-powering projects….

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Put your trust in Coeur Custom for all your wood boat needs

Trust Coeur Custom With All Your Wood Boat Needs

Thanks to years of experience, and a passion for wood boats, Coeur Custom have been turning heads and making a statement for many years. We are one of the top custom builders and restoration shop in the area, a spot that we have worked hard to earn and maintain. Each member of our team of…

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Care for your wood boat is important, count on Coeur Custom

Wood boat care is important for smooth seas

We understand that caring for a wood boat can be a challenge. First-time owners can be flummoxed by what needs to be done, and when. Not all areas are self-explanatory, and some boats don’t come with specific instructions. Sometimes, care is intuition and experience based. At Coeur Custom, we can help. We want to help…

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Restoration of a 1946 Chris-Craft Sedan Cruiser

The Chris-Craft Sedan Cruiser Restoration Project – Part 4

The staff at the Resort Boat Shop wanted to show our customers what a complete restoration project looks like from start to finish, so during the coming months, we’ll chronicle the restoration of a 1946 Chris-Craft Sedan Cruiser. In the blog posts, we’ll detail challenges, successes and what to expect when you work with our…

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