Joe Elder

Joe Elder

Olde Towne Portsmouth, VA / Joe is an author, artist, photographer and co-owner of Skipjack Nautical Wares & Marine Gallery- the world's most unique and diverse nautical store.
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Vintage bar made using an authentic WWII era Liberty ship hatch top mounted on custom-built two-door cabinet with interior storage, dark stained pine to match top. 22" deep x 59 ½ “ wide x 40 ½” tall. On casters. Beautiful and functional. A great nautical bar for your coastal home furnishings and design.

Vintage bar made using an authentic WWII era Liberty ship hatch top mounted on custom-built two-door cabinet with interior storage, dark stained pine to match top. 22" deep x 59 ½ “ wide x 40 ½” tall. On casters. Beautiful and functional. A great nautical bar for your coastal home furnishings and design.

Exceptional 30 inch classic-designed six-spoke mahogany yacht wheel from the late 19th or early 20th century. This beautiful old wheel features classic ring-and-urn turned spokes, thick cast brass rings on both sides with solid brass hub. #skipjack #nautical #shipswheel #coastal #authentic #antique

Exceptional 30 inch classic-designed six-spoke mahogany yacht wheel from the late or early century. This beautiful old wheel features classic ring-and-urn turned spokes, thick cast brass rings on both sides with solid brass hub.

Large, antique ship's block with wooden shell, double iron sheaves, strapping and becket. Retains traces of an old white painted surface. Measures 15 inches X 8 ½ inches wide. An authentic surviving maritime relic to be used today as part of your nautical decor. Weighs a hefty 56 ½ pounds.

Large, antique ship's block with wooden shell, double iron sheaves, strapping and becket. Retains traces of an old white painted surface. Measures 15 inches X 8 ½ inches wide. An authentic surviving maritime relic to be used today as part of your nautical decor. Weighs a hefty 56 ½ pounds.

If your boat, beach house, or coastal home bar is where you choose to hang with a cold one, this opener is just what the bottle ordered. Made of cast brass, it's adorned with a nickel-plated anchor in the center, just fitting for the nautical enthusiast. Made to provide years of use, it's a reliable bar-time accessory.  Two holes for mounting, brass mounting screws included.

If your boat, beach house, or coastal home bar is where you choose to hang with a cold one, this opener is just what the bottle ordered. Made of cast brass, it's adorned with a nickel-plated anchor in the center, just fitting for the nautical enthusiast. Made to provide years of use, it's a reliable bar-time accessory. Two holes for mounting, brass mounting screws included.

Nautical wine stopper handcrafted using a Turk's head or monkey's fist knot. Perfect for use in the nautical coastal home and private yacht. Clear urethane finished knot for easy maintenance. Made in Portsmouth, VA.

Nautical wine stopper handcrafted using a Turk's head or monkey's fist knot. Perfect for use in the nautical coastal home and private yacht. Clear urethane finished knot for easy maintenance. Made in Portsmouth, VA.

Solid cast brass starfish door knocker cast from a real knob sea star starfish! Mounts with two bolts through the door (two 1 7/8" bolts included). Height 7"; width 7.25".

Solid cast brass starfish door knocker cast from a real knob sea star starfish! Mounts with two bolts through the door (two 1 bolts included).

"Friendship sloop builder Allan Vaites turns out fetching fiberglass "miniature" Friendship sloop models with the same care for detail that marks his larger boat."Mattapoisett, Mass.

"Friendship sloop builder Allan Vaites turns out fetching fiberglass "miniature" Friendship sloop models with the same care for detail that marks his larger boat.

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"Contemporary Mermaid Plaque" folk art carving by J & P Johnson -- width - Skipjack Nautical Wares

A handsome vintage brass life boat binnacle that was re-purposed into a nautical table lamp many years ago. The solid brass helmet shaped binnacle that houses a gimbaled Coubrot & Scrutton, Ltd, London compass, survives in working order.

A handsome vintage brass life boat binnacle that was re-purposed into a nautical table lamp many years ago. The solid brass helmet shaped binnacle that houses a gimbaled Coubrot & Scrutton, Ltd, London compass, survives in working order.

Authentic polished brass four-dog porthole that was re-purposed in the 1980's into a table with custom hardwood base. The porthole survives in like-new condition with a high luster polish preserved with a gloss coating.

Custom Made Brass Porthole Table- Nautical Furniture - Skipjack Nautical Wares

An American classical style mahogany slant front desk from the late 19th to early 20th century. Features a lid with deep-carved acanthus leaves and a large scallop shell in the center.

An American classical style mahogany slant front desk from the late to early century. Features a lid with deep-carved acanthus leaves and a large scallop shell in the center.