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Who We Are

At McKenzie Lake Works, we are more than builders – we are craftsmen dedicated to shaping lakeside dreams, enhancing landscapes, and leaving a legacy of excellence throughout Northeast Texas since 2001

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Our mission

At McKenzie Lake Works, our mission is to be the forefront of transformative construction and remodeling solutions, enriching the lakeside living experience throughout Northeast Texas. Since our inception in 2001, we have been driven by a commitment to excellence, craftsmanship, and community. Our passion for creating enduring structures extends beyond the blueprint; it’s a dedication to enhancing the natural beauty of the region and the lifestyles of those who call it home. We strive to be the trusted partner for boat docks, retaining walls, marinas, steel and metal buildings, fencing, and comprehensive construction projects, ensuring top-tier quality, seamless integration of form and function, and unwavering client satisfaction. Anchored in our values and local pride, McKenzie Lake Works aims to leave a lasting legacy on the lakeshores and communities we serve, building not just structures but relationships, dreams, and the foundations of a vibrant lakeside future.

Boat Dock and deck built by McKenzie Lake Works on Lake Tawakoni out of Quinlan, Texas.

Meet the Owner

Rick McKenzie is the owner and operator at McKenzie Lake Works and has been in business since 2001 in Hunt County and as he was a guest on HGTV.

Rick McKenzie – Owner/Operator of McKenzie Lake Works – He was a guest on HGTV regarding his years of building boat docks since 2001.

Meet Rick McKenzie, the dedicated owner-operator behind McKenzie Lake Works since its establishment in 2001.

Rick’s passion for all things related to lakeside living, be it fishing, boating, or the craft of construction, has been the driving force behind the success of our business. A lifelong resident of the Hunt County area, Rick brings a profound connection to the local community and a deep understanding of the unique demands and beauty of the region.

Rick’s love for the water extends beyond his professional endeavors, as he actively participates in and cherishes the lake lifestyle that defines Northeast Texas. His commitment to quality construction is not just a business venture; it’s a personal mission rooted in the joy and pride he takes in enhancing the landscapes and lifestyles of the community he calls home.

From the shores of Lake Tawakoni to the renowned fishing grounds of Lake Fork and the serene waters of Cedar Creek Lake, Rick McKenzie’s influence can be seen in the enduring structures that grace lakeshores throughout Northeast Texas.

With Rick at the helm, McKenzie Lake Works embodies a genuine commitment to craftsmanship, community, and a shared love for the lakes that define our region.


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Logo for McKenzie Lake Works that has been building boat docks since 2001 in Hunt County, Lake Fork, and Cedar Creek Lake's area