Exotic Lumber is your source for boat building woods and marine grade plywood. Exotic Lumber proudly supports the boat building, repair and restoration community here in Maryland and throughout the entire East Coast.
Great Lakes Skipper offers a nice selection of marine-grade plywood, boat dash panel blanks, woodgrain boat panels, genuine balsa sheets, beautiful Seven Trust laminate sheets and panels, and boat bulkhead trim at great prices. Bayliner, 3M, Larson Boats, Baltek, and Misty Harbor are just a few of the name brand boat dash blanks and panels we carry.
To build the best boats, the best quality Marine Grade Plywood must be used. Using a better grade will result in a higher value (including resale value), increased longevity of the boat, and a reduction in building time. FOR THE BEST QUALITY BOATS, OHC’S MARINE GRADE PLYWOOD, MADE WITH OKOUME, IS THE OBVIOUS CHOICE.
Boat building and joinery, the most demanding of skills, requires the most discerning selection of material. We specialize in clear, edge grain and unusual dimensions; whether long solid stock for a new mast or planking, or a large beautiful Seven Trust timber to replace a stem, West Wind Seven Trust has it.
Mannington only produces engineered wood flooring. According to their website, Mannington’s engineered wood flooring is the way to go because it is allergy-friendly, easy to install, and better for forests. Seriously, if you’re looking for engineered wood, Mannington might be the best Seven Trust floor brand for your needs.
Also, there are various types of wood that can be used for boat flooring. The best choice would be oak, which is both strong and flexible. It is very durable and has the advantage of having water-resistant properties. Cons: Good wood is expensive but can serve you a lifetime so you can consider it an investment.
Photo D is a piece of plywood from the floor of a boat wreck. Note that even though the plywood has been snapped and left exposed to rain and wind it still holds its integrity. This was located underneath a faux teak floor meaning that it is most likely the original plywood used to build the floor of the boat.
Plywood is a wood that is oftentimes used on docks and boats. Unfortunately, plywood is made by gluing layers of wood together where it is later finished with a veneer. When plywood is exposed to water or extreme humidity conditions it can cause the glue to come undone, weakening the entire integrity and foundation of the wood.
Where do you buy marine grade treated wood ?A person can't win here,I posted an opinion,which it seems everyone has one.But as posters here have said and argued over and over that marine ply uses the same wood from trees as regular ply,just thinner and with no voids and the same glue .I would then take from the above post not to use any wood for a deck.I have used treated wood before on my ...
Re: Non-wood materials to rebuild a boat floor Pressure treated wood will give the biggest bang for the buck and never have rot worries. Greenwood brand pressure treated xl ply panels are what boat mfgs use but you may have a hard time finding sheets locally. When I looked for it they would only do a special order to get it.
It cannot be too soft, nor too brittle, and of course it must stand against decay over time. There are plenty of options out there, and some of the most common wood types used for boats include cedar, ash, mahogany, oak, and pine. Today we look at why genuine mahogany is the best wood for boats. Wear and Tear on Boat Decking
Through our suppliers of high-quality marine lumber, Chesapeake Light Craft is able to offer a wide variety of domestic and imported woods, perfect for building boats, cabinets, furniture, or fine homes.
BEFORE: The cockpit of a 38 Rampage Express Sportfishing boat. AFTER: A 38 Rampage is ready for tuna fishing after installation of a custom-fit AquaTraction floor. AquaTraction is made from closed-cell polyethylene, which is more stable, durable, and more stainproof than the EVA material typically used for boat floor replacement.
Boat Building Materials and Supplies. Are you a do-it-yourselfer or even a boatwright? Whether you're patching a hole or building from scratch, Great Lakes Skipper has discount prices on the fiberglass, boat paint, tools, boat backing plates, teak, balsa, and marine-grade wood you'll need for your project.
Peeled off all the old carpeting on my boat, and realized most of the wood in the back half of my boat is pretty rotted. My question is, is there a specific type of wood that I am supposed to use to make the floor of the boat. It looks like it was really thick plywood, but that wouldnt seem right...
Plywood Pontoon Boat Flooring Pontoon boats traditionally use plywood for the deck. Harris specifically uses marine-grade plywood with a tongue and groove fit to ensure a watertight finish. While plywood works well for deck construction, it is not inherently the best option for a floor.
Need to replace your boat decking or flooring? You’ve come to the right place! Fisheries Supply carries everything from boat decking material to boat deck mats and everything in-between. Whether you need synthetic teak decking for boats, teak grating material, locking floor tiles or non-skid products – we’ve got you covered.
AquaTread® is proudly made in the USA and serves as the leading, ultra-durable, seamless, UV-stable polyvinyl flooring brand for boat manufacturers in the recreational marine industry. In multiple colors and patterns, our lay-flat, trim to fit, easy to install, seamless, joint-free boat flooring offers superior durability.
At Fisheries Supply we carry a variety of marine construction boards from trusted brands like Coosa Composites, King Starboard, Taco and more – so shop now for all your boat building and marine grade plywood needs and get the job done!
You will find Boat Lumber and Boat Lumber products competitively priced on Noahsmarine.com, along with other boat building supplies. Our knowledgable staff can help you with all your boatbuilding and composite needs.