Join us for these Open House events at local wood businesses that showcase successes from Maine’s local wood economy. Business managers will be on-hand to provide tours, answer questions and showcase their products and services. Participants can choose any or all of the open houses. Transportation and lunch are not provided; participants may choose to carpool or caravan between events. Representatives from sponsoring organizations will be on hand to answer questions and provide more information about the statewide Local Wood WORKS initiative. Free and open to the public. RSVP requested to Rose: firstname.lastname@example.org or 207-948-3766.
Hancock Lumber Open House 9:00-10:00 am
407 Stinson St., Route 100, Industrial Park, Pittsfield, ME 04967; 207-487-3882; Established in 1848, Hancock Lumber is a 6th generation, family-owned lumber supply company operating a land company, a sawmill division and a network of retail lumberyards across Maine & NH.
Pride Manufacturing Open House 10:30 am-12:00 noon
10 N Main St, Burnham, ME 04922; (207) 487-3322; Pride Manufacturing Company was founded in 1930 for the purpose of specialized wood products production. Today Pride is the world’s largest manufacturer of wooden golf tees, thanks to a state-of-the-art technology that enables Pride to produce and sell more tees than all competitors combined. The company also produces the world-famous Lincoln Logs.
12:00 noon – 1:00 pm: Lunch (not provided)
Kennebec Timber Framing Open House 1:00-2:00 pm
326 China Road, Albion, ME 04910; 207-437-4567; David Frankenfield started his own timber frame carpentry business in 1998; the company transformed into Kennebec Timber Framing in 2004. They focus on high-quality timber frames --using no metal plates and designing all of the joinery in their frames for homes, barns and other structures. They manufacture their own insulation panels for and mill wood from their customers’ land for use in their timber-frame structures.
Duratherm Open House 2:45 – 4:00 pm
720 Main St. Vassalboro, ME 04989; 207-872-5558; Duratherm Window Corporation was founded in Maine in 1967. The company uses only the best (and renewable) materials and employs only world-class craftspeople to construct wood windows and doors, as well as its renowned spiral staircases.
Free and open to the public but RSVP requested,