Miscellaneous Tools

  • proGrabit Extractors

    proGrabit Extractors

    I had never heard of proGrabit extractors until Bob Booth told me about them and recommended that we carry them. He was restoring an old Bluejay sailboat and used these tools a lot (see Bob's tutorial below). The tools come in...
    $9.00 - $19.50
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  • Shur-Line Foam Mini Roller

    Shur-Line Foam Mini Roller

    For Paint or epoxy application Shur-Line Foam Mini Roller. These are the rollers many of our professional builders swear by for roll-and-tip painting of their boats. Quick Pro, sturdy 4-inch foam roller cover, 12 inch threaded handle, high density...
    $5.50 - $11.95
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  • Sailmaker's Palms

    Sailmaker's Palms

    Two Options These palms are made by Smith & Sons of England. The adjustable is fine for sewing - it has a buckle for changing the size. The roping palm has an extra flap of leather so you can pull thread or seizing twine through without cutting your...
    $16.99 - $92.99
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  • 200 - 4" Nylon Cable Ties

    200 - 4" Nylon Cable Ties

    There are a lot of different ways to hold boats together for the stitch and glue process. Sometimes you even want to use more than one as some are easier to adjust while others are stronger. So in addition to standard copper wire, we now are offering...
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  • N95 Dust Masks

    N95 Dust Masks

    Features inner foam for a custom seal, while a dual head strap provides optimum fit. Effective against particulate aerosols free of oil. Helps provide comfortable, reliable worker protection against certain non-oil based particles in work applications...
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  • Resp-O-Rator


    There are two versions of this clever HEPA filtered dust mask: a dual filter mask for greater volume and a single, lightweight version that you can put on in a second. I forget now who suggested these resporators but thanks! I contacted the manufacturer...
  • Poly Tubing

    Poly Tubing

    Poly tubing is sold by packaging companies - usually in 3000 foot rolls. It is typically used to package parts for storage or shipping. Turns out the stuff can be used to steam wood boat parts so that they will conform to curves. Consider the following...
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  • Notched Spreaders

    Notched Spreaders

    Notched spreaders have several uses - for spreading adhesives evenly where large surfaces have to be joined. Also for fairing where you spread fairing compound with the notched spreader, sand the ridges down with a longboard then fill the gaps in and...
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  • 12" Bar Clamp

    12" Bar Clamp

    This economical Clutch-Style Bar Clamp has cast heads, coated steel bars, wooden handles and swivel pads, but not the higher price. Affordable enough to fully equip your shop and to solve all your clamping needs.Clamping capacity is 12", throat depth is...
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  • Stop Loss Bags

    Stop Loss Bags

    Effectively save partial cans of paint and varnish StopLossBags™ are designed for oil, water, & alcohol-based wood finishes. They are not suitable for lacquer. StopLossBags™ allow you to preserve the fresh off-the-shelf quality of...
    $0.90 - $10.98
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  • Selma Stainless Steel Fids

    Selma Stainless Steel Fids

    Five sizes available These are the best fids we have ever used. I found out about them from Michael Storer when he was visiting after Sail Oklahoma. He was making some videos demonstrating making eyes in 12 strand Spectra and asked for one of these Selma...
    $9.56 - $69.68
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  • Sailmaker's Hook

    Sailmaker's Hook

    Salimaker's Hook also called Sailhook, Benchhook, Stretching Hook or Third hand. Used to hold canvas, while pulling tight with the left hand. This ensures the canvas is tight while stitching, keeping the seam straight. See illustration below.Feedback:To:...
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  • Package of 5 Sailmaker's Needles

    Package of 5 Sailmaker's Needles

    Hand sewing needles from W Smith and Sons. Made by hand to the highest quality standards with unique tri-angular shaped reduced edges to help the needle cut through the fabric. The special rounded thread eye is designed to not cut the twine. Assorted,...
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  • Wellington Plastic Splicing Fids

    Wellington Plastic Splicing Fids

    Three pack contains: 1 each of 1/4", 3/8" and 1/2" plastic splicing fids To be used with hollow braid and twisted ropes Complete splicing instructions on back of product We got these when we added 12 strand Spectra to our store. Unfortunately, the 1/4"...
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  • Stainless Splicing Fid

    Stainless Splicing Fid

      Here is a Stainless steel fid with hardwood handle for making those eye, end, and running splices in twisted line. Hollow backside for ease of threading. From Wikipedia: A fid is a tool (basically a somewhat conical hollow spike) that can be...
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  • Bronze Splicing Fid

    Bronze Splicing Fid

    Here is a handy fid for making those eye, end, and running splices in twisted line. T-handle gives great leverage for splicing up to 1" line. Cast Bronze - may need some polishing or smoothing.
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  • Hole Punch

    Hole Punch

    High quality professional grade steel. Great for cutting holes for grommets, rings and rivets. Size matches grommet size.
    $31.57 - $36.14
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  • 4" Spring Clamp - 2 pack

    4" Spring Clamp - 2 pack

    These ToolPro 4” Spring Clamps are strong and hold firmly. They feature rubber tips which won’t damage surfaces, and are made of nickel-plated steel with tempered steel springs. These spring clamps open to 1”. They are sold in pairs.
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  • Woodcraft Plug Cutters

    Woodcraft Plug Cutters

    Make your own plugs These hex drive plug cutters maximize the torque needed to bore into the hardest woods. Cutters are made of hardened steel for long tool life, and they have tapered sides and a chamfered end for easy starting, Tight fitting plugs. Set...
    $10.99 - $31.99
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  • Bare Copper Wire

    Bare Copper Wire

    Variously called "stitch and glue", "stitch and tape" or "tack and tape" this method involves joining plywood panels with wire ties, then applying fiberglass and epoxy to either side of this joint. This strong and lignt technique was first used in Great...
    $6.99 - $7.99
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