Harvested Gun-Barrel Pine

When we first walked onto the site of the future Friends School in Cumberland, we saw enormous, gun-barrel-straight pine trees and immediately wanted to use the logs in the construction of the school. The trees were harvested in 25-foot logs, which is the maximum length Maschino Lumber’s sawmill can handle. The cool thing for us comes when a young student now, and for generations to come, asks where the boards come from and are told that the trees grew on the site.

Read more from a recent MaineBiz article: Local Wood Works finding innovative ways to expand economic clout of Maine’s vast forests.