2017 MFA Fabrication Excellence Awards

March 1st, 2017

Sponsored by the Marine Fabricators Association (MFA), the Fabrication Excellence Awards contest is designed to recognize excellence in marine fabrication. The entries are displayed throughout the MFA’s Marine Fabricators Conference and are judged by a panel of Master Fabric Craftsmen. Awards of Excellence and Outstanding Achievement Awards are given in each category. The MFA recognizes […]

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Q-SNAP® fasteners

March 1st, 2017

Manufactured by SUREFAS, Q-SNAP® is the only secure fastener that incorporates a stretch function. The snap is joined by a small lever to help secure and stretch the fabric enough to easily fasten a boat cover in place. While fabrication is similar to other fasteners, Q-stud-holders, stud-markers and Q-installation pins make installation up to three […]

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A mobile sewing unit grows a business

March 1st, 2017

As my canvas and sail repair business continued to grow, efficiency became critical. I needed a system that would accommodate me in doing offsite repairs with only one trip from the shop. I decided a mobile sewing unit could take me right to the customer site and allow me to complete the work immediately. What’s […]

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Diamond Pleat vinyl

March 1st, 2017

Action Upholstery Supply has added a dielectric diamond pleat vinyl to its stock. Available in two colors: Seabrook chalk and ebony. This 54-inch-wide product is extremely durable to suit all marine applications. www.actionup.com

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