Number Boat on Lake George with Tumblehome Boatshop

Historic Craftsmanship

Reuben Smith's Tumblehome Boatshop is focused on the high‐end restoration and new construction of historic and classic wooden boats.

Welcome to Reuben Smith's Tumblehome Boatshop

Boat Show Winner!

"Achilles" a fully restored 1926 Fay & Bowen junior runabout, won Judges' Choice at the 2017 WoodenBoat Show in Mystic Seaport.  More >

Sound Inter Club in the Boatshop

We're deep into the 3rd restoration of a 1926 Sound Inter Club racing class sloop. This boat, "Aileen," will be restored to the standards of "Caprice," and "Ghost," the two other Sound Inter Clubs we restored, such that the three boats are essentially equal as a class. More >

In the Boathouse at Tumblehome

"Stella Blue," the new custom built Tumblehome 24, plus "Achilles," the 1926 Fay & Bowen junior runabout are on exhibit this winter and spring Two exquisite antique T-head engines are on display, as well.  More >