THE WOODSHOP LTD. is a full service restoration shop with the capability to restore your antique Chris Craft to showroom condition. We are available in a multitude of capacities from turnkey projects to specific parts. Depending on your intent, I can produce museum quality work while providing you with a restoration utilizing both tradition and technology that minimizes maintenance while increasing your time on the water. We offer the most historically accurate restorations and the highest quality craftsmanship. I specialize in restorations of prewar 1939 and 1940 Chris Craft Barrelbacks.
My Engineering and CAD experience eliminates costly mistakes and provides details that are otherwise impossible to duplicate. Laser leveling and assembly prevents twists and eliminates problems . It also Improves hull fairing and the overall beauty of the hull.
Brightwork and Custom Finishes
Recreating lost details and finishes with unparalleled beauty. We can restore your finishes to Concours quality. I varnish exclusively with Epifanes. I also offer the Frosted Duco finish found on the Instrument Panel.
Restoration and Construction
We are capable of a 100% rebuild without altering the shape of the original hull design. Whether it’s a new 5200 bottom or a new hull, we offer it all. Complete interiors in both wood and leather are available as kits with museum quality construction and the feel and appearance of fine furniture.