Cruising up the lake

Creating wooden works of art for your boating adventures.

Cruising up the lake

At Daivz BoatWorks we put our heart and soul into our custom wood boats, giving each one the attention to detail required to produce something truly unique and unlike any other. There’s a sense of pride and joy that comes from owning and operating an original wooden boat. It’s knowing that each piece was lovingly hand-carved by a master craftsman. This is a feeling you don’t get very often these days. Every line in the design has a purpose and […]

Out from the dark of the past comes the light of the future.

The shine of Varnish

Out from the dark of the past comes the light of the future.

The art of Varnishing has been in practice for thousands of years. Today, with the same tools and recipes, the art continues. These surfaces have 8 coats of Epifanes Varnish applied by hand with a badger brush. Each coat takes 24 hours to cure and about 2 hours to apply. The lower hull in these photos is epoxied fiberglass with a coat of marine grade Poli-Urethane. The ancient Egyptians were well acquainted with the art of varnishing. Varnishing, however later […]