Can You Design Your Own Boat?

There is something about boats that just captures the imagination. Maybe it is the idea of being able to explore the open water, or simply getting away from it all. Whatever the reason, many people dream of owning their own boat some day. But can you design your own boat? In this blog post, we…

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How Long Do Wooden Boats Last?

There is something special about wooden boats. They have a certain charm and allure that is hard to replicate. Many people are drawn to them because of their classic look and feel. But there is more to wooden boats than just their aesthetics. People also appreciate the fact that they can last for many years…

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How To Repair Scratches On Wooden Boats

If you’re the owner of a wooden boat, sooner or later you’ll probably have to deal with scratches on the hull. These can be caused by anything from contact with rocks to collisions with other boats. In this blog post, we’ll show you how to repair these scratches using a few simple tools and some…

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How To Care For Your Classic Wooden Boat

If you’re the owner of a classic wooden boat, then you know that proper maintenance is key to keeping it in good condition for years to come. Wooden boats require care, and if you’re not familiar with how to properly take care of them, you could end up doing more damage than good. In this…

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Sealing Wooden Boats: A Long-Lasting Finish

Sealing wooden boats is an important part of wooden boat crafting and maintenance. It helps to protect the wood from the elements and keep it looking new for many years. There are a few different ways to seal a wooden boat, and each method has its benefits. In this blog post, we will discuss the…

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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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