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    Why Hardwood Decking is a Great Option for Boardwalks

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Tue, Jan 8, 2019 @ 06:01 AM

    Boardwalks have been part of the coastal American experience since they first arrived in the late 19th century. They have allowed millions of Americans free access to the ocean. Boardwalks have helped define personal experiences and created memories for so many, for so long. Originally, softwood boards were the only available option. Nowadays, hardwood decking provides a long-lasting natural wood solution for boardwalks and other decking projects.

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    Topics: ipe boardwalk, cumaru boardwalk, boardwalks

    Playland Park Gets a New Ipe Boardwalk

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Thu, Jun 13, 2013 @ 11:06 AM

    Playland Park in Rye, New York was ravaged by Hurricane Sandy, along with many other coastal areas along the East Coast. With careful planning and timely execution, this project came in ahead of schedule and under budget.

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    Topics: ipe, ipe decking, best decking material, ipe boardwalk

    Ipe and Cumaru Boardwalks and Marine Construction Projects

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Fri, Jan 4, 2013 @ 09:01 AM

    Our hearts go out to all those who have been affected by the devastation created by Hurricane Sandy. The cleanup and repair efforts continue for homeowners and entire communities as well, particularly on the coast, where winds and ocean waves ravaged homes, marinas, docks, boardwalks and more. While home builders and remodelers are dealing with the heavy casualties of homes and buildings, the marine construction industry is fully engaged in the repair of coastal structures including docks, piers and boardwalks.

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    Ocean Beach Boardwalk Revived with Ipe Marine Decking

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Wed, Dec 26, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

    The Ipe marine decking boardwalk built at Ocean Beach Park in New London, Connecticut is an example of a community, its businesses and many good people all working together to create something beautiful and enduring for residents and visitors of this historic seaside locale.

    New London, the “Whaling City”, has a rich nautical heritage and a beautiful waterfront, bristling with maritime activity. From the Coast Guard Academy, State Pier, multiple ferry services on the Thames River, the Coast Guard Station to Ledge Light and New London Light house, and colonial era Fort Trumbull to Ocean Beach Park on Long Island Sound, New London owes much of its rich history to the sea.

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    Topics: ipe deck fasteners, ipe, ipe decking, ipe decking, ipe boardwalk, ipe hardwood, boardwalks

    Cumaru Marine Decking: Coney Island Boardwalk

    Posted by Chris Nolan on Thu, Dec 13, 2012 @ 09:12 AM

    The Coney Island Boardwalk is an enduring national historic treasure. Generations of New Yorkers and visitors from all over the world have been enjoying this idyllic seaside promenade since the 1920's. The boardwalk itself has served as the main pedestrianConey Island Boardwalk is an enduring cumaru marine decking project walkway and artery for people to sight-see, people-watch, visit the beach, shops, and restaurants, enjoy ball games, arcades, ride on amusements and much more. Trips to the Coney Island boardwalk have created wonderful lifelong memories for those who have visited it over the years.  The Coney Island boardwalk is an iconic cultural thoroughfare that literally brings people together as a community.

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