How Do I Choose the Right Hardware For My Boat?
The correct item is not always easy to find among the thousands of marine hardware items available. Every boat was made with different parts from different manufacturers. From lighting brackets to oarlocks and sockets that have been in the industry for years. We have a vast selection of all products needed in modern and traditional boat building, woodworking, restoration, and dock accessories.
Some of our most popular items include hinges of all types, including piano hinges, brass fittings, shackles, and rigging hardware. Many of these items are available in bronze, brass, galvanized, stainless steel, chrome plated brass, and even black nylon. If you can't find it here call and ask if it is possible to find. It would be impossible to list every single item our manufacturers produce.
Perko Inc., a great marine hardware manufacturer, is a privately owned, fourth generation family corporation. Founded as Perkins Marine Lamp in the late 1800's, the original product line consisted of hand formed and soldered navigation lights, ventilators and chart cases fabricated from brass, copper and galvanized steel. One hundred years later, Perko still produce a variety of similar marine hardware products with individual attention to detail, but as a result of their commitment to quality and responsiveness to the changing needs of our customers, they have expanded into a variety of other modern manufacturing processes and materials.
Our popular hardware items are available in bronze, brass, galvanized, stainless steel, chrome plated brass, and even black nylon. Brass is the most popular choice for many of these products. Brass is surprisingly strong but a very soft metal.Brass is the traditional choice for a non-corrosive metal and provides a classic look and feel to any project, marine or otherwise.