David trained at the International Boat Building Training College, Oulton Broad, Lowestoft and qualified in City & Guilds in yacht, boat building and ships joinery - gaining a diploma with distinction from the college in 2002. He specialises in carpentry modifications and repairs to narrowboats such as small alterations, making new doors, cupboards, slides etc., replacement deck boards, cratch boards and interior furniture.
If it’s made in wood or can be made in wood, David can usually complete it. Operating a mobile service from his workshop in North Kilworth (not on the canal side), David specialises in working at local marinas that he has arrangements with, within a 20 mile radius of his workshop. These include but are not limited to Yelvertoft, Crick, Brinklow, Dunchurch Pools, Wigrams Turn and Ventnor Marinas.