Tooling and Mold-Making

Trusted by manufacturers across the industry, Dougherty Manufacturing is the leader in quality tooling and mold-making. Located in the heart of Edgewater, FL and with a precision team of 160+, Dougherty has the capability to take on your most challenging tooling or mold-making project. Boat and marine tooling, theme park, and aerospace are our specialties, with a vast book of past experience in these fields, and ongoing contracts that keep our CNC, routing, and tooling machines running around the clock. Rapid quoting, engineering, production, and delivery define our exceptional offering. Reach out today, slots are filling up rapidly!

Tooling for the 21st Century

Dougherty Manufacturing has the capability to take on your most challenging tooling or mold-making project. Our tooling offering is versatile, with applications in boat tooling, boat mold-making, and hulls, or aerospace tooling for specialized components both large and small. Aircraft simulators, ground based aerospace mockups, or other composite-tooled items. Theme park tooling is another area of expertise, with applications in theme parks both large and small. From individual one-off parts, to full production theme park tooling, and ultimate fabrication, Dougherty Manufacturing is ready to build your most complex project.

Driven to Details

It is time to take your production boats to the next level. Rapid mold and tooling production via Dougherty can give you the flexibility to focus on designing hulls rather than face the incredible time and faults of in-house tooling. Trust the legacy that flows throughout Dougherty Manufacturing.

Advanced Processes for Advanced Materials

Dougherty Manufacturing employs cutting edge processes to manage materials that define the 21st century. From advanced applications of carbon fiber, to state of the art 5-axis CNC milling machines, and a host of other precision equipment, our capability is suited to surpass your expectations.

Speed, Precision, Excellence

We pride ourselves on providing expedient solutions, under strict tolerances, that ultimately provide the best product to our customers. The industry is moving and evolving at an ever-increasing rate, let Dougherty Manufacturing relieve that stress, and position your company to win.

Robust Structure, Build to Fit

All of our molds are designed ready for mating to a steel superstructure of our own proprietary design, or to match your standard system. Dougherty manufacturing offers a host of additional customizations to advance your mold and curing processes. Call us for more details.

Single Source - Complete Capability

Our team prides itself on its host of services and capabilities that streamline our customer's supply chain. Rather than spreading a project across multiple teams and varying deadlines or completion times, we can handle an entire project in-house, one stop, one result. Design, engineering, prototype, build, and delivery - one roof, one team, one Dougherty.

Seeing is Believing

The entire Dougherty team is proud of what we build, and how we build it— as such, we invite you to join us at our facility to see this process in quality for yourself. Scroll down to view a list of our machines, then click 'Get Started' to schedule a visit, we cannot wait to see you:

Our Equipment


  • 35,000 sq ft lamination room
  • Molds and tooling, patterning equipment
  • 6 color gel coat systems (2)
  • Large gel coat booth
  • Vacuum infusion compression molding

Metal Fabrication
(Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum)

  • 10’x20’ Flow Ma. 500 5-axis Waterjet
  • HAAS CNC center, ST20 lathe, mills
  • V4F (4-axis), TM1 (3-axis)
  • Pipe benders up to 8”
  • 6’x12’ waterjet
  • 5’x10’ laser cutter
  • CNC press break, shears


  • 60’ 5-axis router (Diversified Machine Systems)
  • 40’ 5-axis router 10’x10'
  • 5-axis router (Diversified Machine Systems)
  • 4’x8’ 3-axis router
  • 24’ and 58’ paint booths
  • 200,000 sq ft facility
  • Assembly line flow