Projects & Improvements

After obtaining approval from Norfolk County, LPRCA (flood, erosion & dynamic beach), MNRF (species at risk) and DFO the dock's steel helical piles finally began being screwed into the ground in October 2016.   

February 17, 2018

 After applying and obtaining a permit for an open pavilion, I had another Winter project on my hands.  So with the first warm day in February I jumped at the chance to get started on it. 

This open pavilion is replacing the sun umbrella above the picnic table...

December 2, 2017

I had perfect weather and the cedar posts were replaced on Saturday.  My Dad and Uncle got a kick out of helping me fix up the shoreline protection, and seeing how easy the excavator could push the cedar posts down into the sand and clay layer.  What took 1 day for me, was m...

April 3, 2017

Finally the warm weather had arrived with the beginning of Spring.  The ice is gone and it is a perfect day for the delivery of the pre-fabricated dock box / change house.  A custom creation by Summerwood Products out of Markham Ontario.  This 93 square foot (9' x 10' 4") ac...

March 21, 2017

With the help of Brent from Oakes Welding, we were able bolt the boat lift track onto the dock piles.   Thankfully they fit perfectly, both on vertical and horizontal heights.   The lift is called the Mini Mag 2800 and was shipped from Boat Lifts Unlimited out of Maryland....

February 13, 2017

With the steal framing completed and winter arriving it was up to me now to pick away at the wood work.   All of the wood used in the dock build was western red cedar and chemical free.   This ensured that no species at risk or their habitats would be impacted by the harsh c...

November 16, 2016

Higher winds came with November and the waves took away most of the sand, revealing the unmaintained shoreline protection (timber posts, cement rubble and granite boulders), all which is at end of life.   With the sand out and the waves in, the welding of the i-beams and ang...

October 26, 2016

With winter approaching the water levels had significantly receded and the sand had moved in, creating almost no in-water work on install day.  Only a few of the piles locations had to be slightly adjusted due to hitting cement buried within the lake bed.  Each pile was scre...

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Stephen Corke

I am the 3rd generation owner of Corke Point and

Long Point Ratepayers' Association Member

(647) 213-1026    

stephen@corkepoint.com

 

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