Marko Nikula

Product 2: Boat building
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Producer: Veneveistäjä (boat builder) Marko Nikula
Marko Nikula, Yliopistonkatu 35 A 5, 20100 Turku, 050 412 6073
Veistämö: Tervsundintie 70 Parainen

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Economic field: Boat industry, carpentry

Part of/ linked to greater unity/ why this product: Boat building has played a major role in the coastal regions in Finland in the past. Nowadays the activity is industrialized, but there are still a few rare boat builders. Moreover some companies e.g. Nautor (luxury boats) work partly in series and partly craft.

Information about the product:
- Period the item is from: – 2010
- Usage: every day use
- History : Boat building has long traditions in Finland. However with industrial production the skills are rapidly vanishing.

Knowhow, skills, working methods used: Cut, clue, joint, …

Producer information
- Turn over: N/A
- Number of employees: 1