Our Story

Owners Bob & Rhonda Gilde founded the company in 2006. We have over 25 years experience in the industry!

We specialize in marine construction, pile driving, boat docks, bulkheads/sea walls, dredging, staircases and marinas. We also build steel buildings, structural steel and residential foundation piles. We work on all of the area Highland Lakes.

Bob started out in the boat dock construction business at the age of 19; while attending college at ACC. Showing his strong work ethic; he worked full-time and was a full-time college student.

In 2005, Bob accepted an offer to start teaching Welding Technology at Austin Community College in the evenings; while continuing to work full-time building boat docks and starting a new company....soon to be Gilde Welding and Fabrication!
In 2016, Bob retired from teaching at ACC to focus on growing our boat dock business!
We have also been a Wahoo Docks Authorized Dealer for over 12 years!