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Family Owned & Operated for Over 50 Years

Originally beginning as a lumber yard, this family owned business has developed into the successful and highly skilled shoreline construction company that it is today. FJ Estlinbaum Barge & Crane has been operating on Skaneateles Lake in New York since 2003 when their first barge, the ‘Stella Marie’, was built. In 2021, the team got their newest and biggest barge, the ‘Big Finn’. Throughout the years, FJ Estlinbaum has impressed and exceeded expectations for all of their customers. The Barge specializes in permanent docks, sea walls, and stair towers, all built to stand the test of time. 

FJ Estlinbaum Barge & Crane
FJ Estlinbaum Barge & Crane Service
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FJ Estlinbaum Lumber, Inc.
Fred Estlinbaum & Co.

We are specially skilled

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Certified Scuba Divers

Underwater chainsaws, must we say more? Our team is able to do jobs our competitors can’t with. We are able to build and secure your dock, boat house, or sea wall from all aspects. 

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Certified Welders

Your new property will be standing long after its initial construction due to our crews extensive knowledge of how to create the most effective connections to ensure durability. 

We embrace our community

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Skaneateles Lake Association

There are two things common to all of our members: love of the lake and recognition of their responsibility for helping to keep its water clear and pure.

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Skaneateles Chamber of Commerce

A clear blue lake alongside a vibrant downtown filled with unique shops and restaurants combine for a one-of-a-kind, relaxing experience.