The Boat Restoration Shop is located inside the Buffalo Maritime Center at 90 Arthur St. Buffalo, NY 14207
The shop is approximately 5000 square feet with a concrete floor and is fully heated and lighted along with a humidifier. Many power tools are available in the shop and shop members have full use of the major tools at the Buffalo Maritime Center including a table saw, compound miter saw, joiner, planer, drill presses, and large band saw. An air compressor is available for air hand tools. The Boat Shop has lifting gear for moving boats on and off trailers and putting on dollies/cradles as well as a portable gantry crane. There are a limited number of dollies available for use. There is an upper loft storage area for storing parts/gear/equipment taken off boats during the restoration process. Lastly there is a breakroom with a refrigerator and microwave and table/chairs.
For more information on the Restoration Boat Shop please contact: Phil Sullivan by phone (716) 989-7761 or email President@oldboatsbuffalo.org.
We currently have 14 boats undergoing various stages of restoration from complete rebuilds to just refinishing.
Our group times are Tuesday evening from 5-8 PM and Saturday morning from 9-12 AM. If you are interested in seeing the shop or would like to help please come and visit!! Remember Tuesdays are Hot Dog Night. We would love to see you!!!