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

Tag: boatbuilding

Maine Boatbuilders Show 2015

photographs by Jamie Bloomquist


photographs by Jonathan Ives


photograph by Jonathan Ives

2014 Class of Apprentices vs. Black Fly Season

photograph by The Carpenter’s Boat Shop It’s black fly season here in Maine. Sure made it a challenge posing for our spring group photo

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen My husband tells me that there’s a saying in boat building: “Leave it as long as you can, for as long as you can.” At The Carpenter’s Boat Shop they leave their transoms long until the sides of a vessel are fastened. Then they bend a batten and shape the transom into […]

Tuesday 207

painting by Jessica Stammen It’s golden hour at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop in Pemaquid, Maine. The afternoon light illuminates the space between Jonathan and Will as they fit the stern thwart in a Monhegan Skiff. One more hour of work before the day is done. Two more weeks of work until the skiff is done. […]

Skiff Launching!

photographs by The Carpenter’s Boat Shop On Friday, November 15, apprentices at The Carpenter’s Boat Shop launched their first two group-built Monhegan skiffs in Round Pond.

Moving Stones, Trees, and Dirt! The Collective Bliss of Real Work

text by Arista Holden for The Scholarshipwrights of Rockland photographs by Dylan Ladds, Asst. Film/Animation Professor at Harvard University “The pitcher cries for water to carry as a person for work that is real” ~ Marge Piercy Over the weekend twelve volunteers came together in Nobleboro, Maine to shovel dirt, wheel it from one side of […]

Maine Farmland Trust