Classic Boat Restoration & More in Alden, MI

Vintage Boat Restoration

With over 34 years of experience. Northwood Boatworks has been your one-stop family-owned boat company for all of your wood boat repair and restoration needs in Alden, Elk Rapids, and Kewadin, MI since 1985. We restore all types of wood boats, including antique and classic boats. All work is done in-house, from start to finish, including woodwork, custom fitting of trailers and finishing. We also offer brokerage service for restored and unrestored wood boats. No matter what service or product need brings you to Northwood Boatworks, you can count on us to provide a positive customer experience. Here is a closer look at some of our most popular services and products:

  • Wood Boat Restoration: As the longest-standing boat contractor in Alden, MI, we are happy to offer comprehensive and enduring wood boat restoration services. Whatever style or model of wood boat you have you can expect the best quality of traditional craftsmanship coupled with extensive knowledge and experience.
  • Classic Boat Restoration: Whatever style or model of classic boat you have, feel free to contact us with your classic or vintage boat restoration project. Not every boat we repair is put in a show, so don’t be intimidated by the showboats you see, if you love your classic boat then we will educate you on how to care for it after we finish the repairs.
  • Wood Boat Parts: In addition to wooden boat restoration and wood boat repairs in Alden, MI, we are happy to also offer a wide selection of wooden boat parts and engines for your antique wooden boats.
  • Sales of Antique and Classic Wooden Boats: Northwood boat works is proud to have a good selection of antique wooden boats and classic wooden boats in Alden, MI. Chances are we have something that is perfect for you and your family. We specialize in brands such as Century Boat Company, Chris Craft, Hacker Craft, Lyman, Thompson, and Garwood to name a few.
  • In- Out Service: We offer total specialized care to our local customers. We will summarize or winterize your boat, we can store it here or at your location. We will have it gassed up and in the water at your dock when you arrive. We will be the only ones responsible for the care of your wooden boat, no middleman.

If you are looking for a wooden boat or yours requires repair then stop and visit Northwood Boatworks and you will find the skill and knowledge that only comes from a lifetime of experience. We are proud of our A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau and our membership in the antique and classic boat society. You can also contact us by calling 231-331-6516 to learn more about our current stock of for-sale boats, used motors, original used parts, and reproduction parts.