Category Archives: Carpentry

Carpentry Category Blog Posts by the Floating Boatyard in London, Essex and Hertfordshire

This category is for all our posts on carpentry for canal boats and narrowboats. Here you can find information on what kind of carpentry services we offer. There are posts about what kind of materials we use and how we go about repairs and new build any wooden structure on or inside your boat.

The Floating Boatyard offer maintenance, repairs and painting for canal boats and narrowboats on the inland waterways and canals in the UK. All boat works undertaken from our orange ex British Waterways workboat. We operate on the river Lea in East London, North London, Essex and Hertfordshire. The business is set up as a workers owned cooperative with charitable focus.

The carpentry services we offer at the floating boatyard include lining of cabins and sectioning of areas with walls. We can fit kitchens and doors, as well as stern deck covers, cratches and more. We are not cabinet makers or fine furniture artisans and our services are limited to construction type carpentry.

Boat Carpentry

Boat Carpentry at the Floating Boatyard This article talks about some of the projects where boat carpentry comes into play, such as interior fit-outs, fitting new doors and stern decks. We offer a boat carpentry service from our floating workshop … Continue reading

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CRT Continuous Cruising Rules

CRT Continuous Cruising Rules – Interrupting Your Journey For Maintenance and Repairs This post is intended to clarify CRT continuous cruising rules from our viewpoint and is aimed at clients planning on meeting up with us for canal boat and … Continue reading

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Boat Repair Examples

The Floating Boatyard – Boat Repair Examples Here are a few  boat repair examples of completed projects from our time repairing boats in Greater London, Essex and Hertfordshire. To find more boat repair examples carried out by us over the last … Continue reading

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