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Reuben Smith’s Tumblehome Boatshop maintains a tight connection with the wooden boat community and those who support it.  We encourage you to help support the smaller suppliers who depend on word of mouth advertising to maintain their valuable contribution to the boating world.

The links and resources below are some of our favorites, but is by no means exhaustive.

Boatbuilding Suppliers

George Kirby Jr. Paint Company
Historic paint colors, family owned and operated since 1846.
T: 508-997-9008

MAS Epoxies
Highly customizable line of epoxies; a staple in the boatshop.
800-755-8568 

Northern Hardwoods
For much of our boatbuilding woods, we need look no further than Tom Devlin’s sawmill in Lake George, NY.
518-668-4501

General Timber
518-638-6484

New England Naval Timbers
For just the right piece of wood.
860-693-8425

Anderson & Son Specialty
Custom metalworking and all around great neighbors.
518-623-3590

Monahan & Loughlin Inc
Custom metalworking – these guys can fabricate just about anything you can dream.
518-747-4191

Goulet Specialties
Custom cut screws and fasteners in smallish quantities. Please support these guys – they’re an invaluable resource to boatbuilding.
860-379-5419

J.M. Reineck and Son
Hardware restoration & repair – an invaluable resource.
781-925-3312

Lie-Nielsen Toolworks
The best new planes we’ve found. Everyone remembers his or her first Lie-Nielsen.
800-327-2520

Jamestown Distributors
Boatbuilding and woodworking supplies. If you’re looking for it, Jamestown usually has it.
800-497-0010

Interlux
One of the go-to paints in our boatshop.
908-686-1300

Pettit Paint
One of the go-to paints in our boatshop.
800-221-4466

Passono Paints
A local favorite for paint. Shops in northern NY and MA.

Epifanes
One of the go-to paints in our boatshop.
207-354-0804

Elco Motor Yachts
Modern electric drive systems.
877-411-ELCO

Sperry Sails
Beautifully constructed sails and canvas; these folks did the sails for the Sound Inter Club sail boats recently restored.
508-748-2581

Nathaniel S Wilson Sailmaker
A local legend when it comes to sail design and making.
207-633-5071

Relevant Museums and Not-for-Profit Organizations

Sound Inter Club Resources

Rosenfeld Collection at Mystic Seaport
Stunning photographs capturing the power, drama and beauty of wind, sail and sea, by Morris Rosenfeld and Sons, including images of sailboats, steam yachts, naval vessels, powerboat races, leisure activities, and every America’s Cup Race, from 1885 to 1992. Visit online for research, fine art decorative prints, and gifts.

Sound Inter Club Sailing
A carefully researched and documented website dedicated to the Sound Inter Clubs.

Wooden/Classic Boat Publications

Wooden Boat Insurance

Selected Boat Builders/Boat Companies