Welcome to Tom Adams Boatbuilder - Specializing in the Restoration of Classic Wooden Boats
Tom Adams Boatbuilder is a team of expert craftsmen, mechanical specialists and business staff working together to build and restore wooden boats. The shop, a modern, purpose built facility providing 32'x60' of interior shop space is located in Port Carling, Ontariosurrounded by the lakes of the Muskoka Region where elegant, classic wooden boats have been built and enjoyed since the late 1800's. Enthusiasm for antique boating thrives in Muskoka and is shared by boat owners, community members and support businesses. Work not typically accomplished in the shop can be readily sourced from skilled local trades.
Tom Adams has built and restored wooden boats for more than 40 years. He holds a deep respect for the rich history and tradition of classic wooden boatbuilding. His restoration work prioritizes maintaining the authentic character of the boat’s original design and construction.
Boats restored at Tom Adams Boatbuilder are frequently original craft or replicas of the iconic 1900-1960’s era in Muskoka designed and built by local builders including Minett, Ditchburn, Greavette, Duke or Seabird.