The Maine
An artful dialogue about the wonders of the state.

Category: The Captain’s Log

How To Make A Sign

with Megan Lillie at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop photographs by Jonathan Ives

Building A Catspaw Dinghy

photographs by Jonathan Ives for The Carpenter’s Boat Shop


photograph by Jonathan Ives


photograph by Jonathan Ives

Corner & Ribs

photograph by Jonathan Ives


photograph by Jonathan Ives

Chop your own wood…

photograph by Jonathan Ives …and it will warm you twice. – Henry Ford Editor’s note: It’s that time of year again. The Carpenter’s Boat Shop apprentices take turn in the wood pile, first chainsawing, then splitting, and finally stacking all the firewood next year’s apprentices will use to keep warm.

The Spruce

text by Jonathan Ives My mind races as I sit silently with my hands folded in my lap. All around me in a circle twenty others bow their heads reverently. A violent wind shakes the building, causing me to look out the window. A winter storm hit our area over the weekend and forced me and my […]

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