Pontoon enclosure process honed to perfection

September 1st, 2021

This photo shows a full enclosure on a double decker pontoon with screens and blackout curtains. By Michael Charpentier Here at Paul’s Custom Canvas Inc., we have seen our fair share of pontoon boats over the years. Some of the first were a few pieces of wood bolted to two pontoons with basic seating and […]

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Tools, tips and tricks

July 1st, 2020

These are submissions to the Marine Fabricators Conference Tools, Tips and Tricks contest.  Tip 1 : Grommet foot pedal This custom foot pedal for our pneumatic Edward Segal grommet machine allows us to maneuver large pieces of fabric with both hands in order to set grommets more quickly and accurately, instead of holding the fabric with […]

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New thinking about pinking

September 1st, 2017

Vinyl manufacturers and marine service providers contend with discoloration caused by a bacteria. "Pink” brings to mind a little girl dressed as a princess, cotton candy at the county fair and plastic lawn flamingos. But for those in the marine industry, the word takes on a sinister connotation as a stain caused by streptoverticillium reticulum. […]

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