Cedar Tree Inc

Wooden Boat Restoration Supplies and Consulting

Call us (515) 243-1845

Marine Plywood, Finishes and Supplies
Welcome to Cedar Tree Inc

Authorized dealers of Okoume and Meranti marine plywood, MAS epoxy products, Smith Resins and Epifanes products. These include BS-1088  plywood panels, adhesives, C.P.E.S. wood penetrants, fillers, sealants, primers, paints and varnishes for the serious hobbyist, luthier, boat builder, restorer or contractor.

We have 15 years experience with these products in our own shop in marine and other woodworking applications. This provides us the background to help you make informed choices on product application and successful project outcome.

We have have the expertise for classic boat consultation and shop facilities to replicate parts for those restoring their own "classic". 

We are conveniently located near Interstates 35 and 80 in central Iowa.

Charter member of the Des Moines Woodworkers Association, one of the largest and most active hobbyist woodworking guilds in the Midwest.

Members of the Antique and Classic Boat Society - Clear Lake (Iowa) Chapter and the Heartland Classics Chapter.

Cedar Tree Inc

Recently Completed 1948 Higgins Deluxe Runabout

Cedar Tree Inc.
421 NW 52nd Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50313

(515) 243-1845 Voice
(515) 480-8189 Cell
(515) 282-3151 Fax
After 24 years in an Iowa barn, Freedom roars back to life on the water.
1960 Higgins Mandalay with exterior paint scheme completed - ready for turning upright.
Our current project is a 1960 Higgins Mandalay runabout.
There may be fewer than twenty of these left today.

It seems worthwhile to try and bring this back as close to factory original as we can figure out.
Inside of Mandalay hull - every corner sealed and faired for ease of cleaning and good bilge water flow.
Fairing the keel to stem junction.

This page last modified on Sunday, March 03, 2013