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    How long does a job typically take?

    We get these questions all the time. "How long does a Fort Lauderdale marine carpentry job typically take?" The general answer is, "It depends." "It depends" is usually a frustrating answer, (but that's the one our lawyer advised us upon). Many factors come into play here, such as the complexity of the project,… Read More
  2. Most Common Boat Accidents That Happen After A Hurricane

    Hurricane Damage on Yacht: What To Know With the Category 1 hurricane named Hurricane Isaias making landfall in August 2020, boat owners in Florida have had to prepare their boats for the hurricane. Luckily the hurricane did minimal damage. But it prompts the question, "What do yacht and boat owners do when the… Read More
  3. Dennis Page, owner of Dennis Boatworks

    Lessons From A Marine Woodworking Expert

    Lessons From A Marine Woodworking Expert Wood has become expected on a boat. Well crafted wood, worked by a craftsman who loves what he does, is appreciated on a boat. The beautiful work done by these artists known as marine woodworkers gives each boat it's distinctive personality and charm and provides the captain… Read More
  4. An image of a Dennis Boatworks' expert craftsman repair damage on the outside bow of a yacht.

    Water Damage on a Boat

    Water Damage on a Boat When you are the proud owner of a beautiful seafaring boat or yacht, few things could be more distressing than seeing your sturdy vessel being damaged by invading moisture. An important aspect of boat maintenance is making sure that your vessel is protected against such an eventuality. But… Read More
  5. Entertainment set on a superyacht by Dennis Boatworks

    Yacht Carpenter Audio Visual Installation Ft. Lauderdale

    The Role A Carpenter Plays in Your Yacht's A.V. Installation Project Yacht captains who value fine craftsmanship appreciate the talented services of Dennis Boatworks, Inc. Based in Fort Lauderdale, we perform custom marine electrical installations and skilled carpentry work on yachts in South Florida. We coordinate closely with electricians and captains. Select us… Read More
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    The Connected Superyacht

    The Connected Superyacht Charts, a compass, and the stars were early navigational instruments for The Sport of Kings. A connected superyacht now uses the most advanced technologies in the world. Global positioning, artificial intelligence, real-time analytics is just some of the IoT (Internet of Things) yacht. Breakthroughs in marine electronics are finally here.… Read More
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    Sustainable Yachts

    Global Yachting Community Ramping Up Search for Sustainable Boats Those who love yachts also love the sea. Sailing the sparkling blue oceans of the world is what imbues yachting with meaning and joy. Thus, it’s not surprising that yachting enthusiasts by significant numbers are looking for a sustainable yacht and/or ways to modify… Read More
  8. An image of a Dennis Boatworks' expert craftsman repair damage on the outside bow of a yacht.

    This Old Boat: DIY Sailboat Restoration

    This Old Boat: Sailboat Restoration Are you someone who wants to buy a boat to fix it up for yourself or for a client? Are you a boat captain asked to restore old boat or yachts? Are you a yacht captain who appreciates sailboat aesthetics, good craftsmanship and wants to help create a… Read More
  9. An image of a deck with outdoor lounging furniture and 10-person dining table made by Dennis Boatworks.

    How to Clean a Teak Deck

    The Best Cleaning Methods for a Teak Deck Here's the truth about teak decks: the wood they're made from were once living organisms. Unlike synthetic materials, their surface is porous. Therefore, the wrong chemicals, or too much of them, cause significant damage. To the point the teak starts to show signs of scarring.… Read More
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    Why Handmade Matters

    Why are handmade items more valuable? There are plenty of vessels on the water at any given time, but only a few are genuine floating pieces are art. Marine carpentry is one of the main ways you can turn your vessel into a living space crafted just for you. Your needs are important,… Read More
  11. An image of an elegant dining room with a 12 person circular dining table, and a wooden island separating the table from the sitting room on the other side of the room built by Dennis Boatworks.

    How Do You Become a Professional Carpenter?

    Requirements for Custom Carpentry Just as a surgeon has to go to medical school to be trusted in the operating room, a carpenter has to study and practice their trade to improve their skills. In many instances, no one will want to hire someone with little experience or knowledge of their main trade.… Read More
  12. A banner of three images of different cabinet carpentry options: a dark wood in the kitchen, a light brown for an entertainment center, and a red wood for another entertainment center from Dennis Boatworks. (kitchen, outdoor entertainment center, bedroom and nightstand bookshelf areas rooms furniture design custom made in Fort Lauderdale)

    The Benefits of Custom Carpentry

    Why Custom Products are Ideal Everyone wants to be unique — to be different from everyone else. It is true that no two people are similar, but that is not to say that there aren’t similar people in the world. Being original is something that seems to be a lost quality these days.… Read More