Tools, Tips and Tricks

Tools, Tips and Tricks is an annual session presented at the Marine Fabricators Conference with the goal of sharing tips, how-to ideas and DIY techniques with your fellow marine fabricators. Qualified entries also appear in Marine Fabricator magazine.  

Winning Entries

Winners are chosen through attendee voting at the annual Tools, Tips and Tricks session at the Marine Fabricators Conference. Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place are awarded at the Awards Dinner at the Marine Fabricators Conference. The top winner receives the honorary Don Racine Award established in 2016 in honor of the late Don Racine, an active MFA member and huge supporter of the Tools, Tips and Tricks.

Rules and Regulations

Suppliers and vendors are not eligible to enter.

Entrants must attend the Marine Fabricators Conference.

Please submit you entries online using this form or contact Marine Fabricator magazine editor, Elisa Bernick, at

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