Timeless Maine Craftsmanship.

Hand-Hewn Beams, Mantels, and Live-Edge Cutting Boards.

Maine Hand-Hewn Mantels and Beams

I hand-hew round trees into square beams using only an axe.

Hand-Hewn Mantels and Beams

  • Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Pine with Boiled Linseed Oil #003
    Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Pine with Boiled Linseed Oil #003
    Regular price
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    $165.00
  • Hand-Hewn Mantel - White Pine in Ebony and Dark Brown Finish with Joinery #010
    Hand-Hewn Mantel - White Pine in Ebony and Dark Brown Finish with Joinery #010
    Regular price
    $299.00
    Sale price
    $299.00
  • Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Hemlock, Boiled Linseed Oil #009
    Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Hemlock, Boiled Linseed Oil #009
    Regular price
    $130.00
    Sale price
    $130.00
  • Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - White Pine, Mahogany Stain/Poly #008
    Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - White Pine, Mahogany Stain/Poly #008
    Regular price
    $188.00
    Sale price
    $188.00
  • Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Red Oak, Boiled Linseed Oil and Poly #007
    Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Red Oak, Boiled Linseed Oil and Poly #007
    Regular price
    $110.00
    Sale price
    $110.00
  • Hand-Hewn Reclaimed Barn Beam Mantel - Hemlock, Natural Patina #006
    Hand-Hewn Reclaimed Barn Beam Mantel - Hemlock, Natural Patina #006
    Regular price
    $449.00
    Sale price
    $449.00
  • Hand-Hewn Mantel - Spalted White Pine with Boiled Linseed Oil #005
    Hand-Hewn Mantel - Spalted White Pine with Boiled Linseed Oil #005
    Regular price
    $350.00
    Sale price
    $350.00
  • Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Pine with Boiled Linseed Oil #004
    Hand-Hewn Dressed Mantel - Pine with Boiled Linseed Oil #004
    Regular price
    $165.00
    Sale price
    $165.00
  • Hand-Hewn Mantel - Cedar with Pine Stain #002
    Hand-Hewn Mantel - Cedar with Pine Stain #002
    Regular price
    $210.00
    Sale price
    $210.00
  • Hand-Hewn Mantel - White Pine with Golden Oak Finish #001
    Hand-Hewn Mantel - White Pine with Golden Oak Finish  #001
    Regular price
    $190.00
    Sale price
    $190.00

Maine Farmhouse Collection

Sturdy. Welcoming. Classic.

The Acadia Collection

Sea and land. Tree and shore. A study in contrasts.

The Acadia Collection - from $49.99

  • Live-Edge Maple Charcuterie Board - Acadia Collection
    Live-Edge Maple Charcuterie Board - Acadia Collection
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    $59.99
  • Birdseye Maple and Jade Resin Cutting Board 2 - Acadia Collection
    Birdseye Maple and Jade Resin Cutting Board 2 - Acadia Collection
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    $49.99
  • Birdseye Maple and Jade Resin Cutting Board 1 - Acadia Collection
    Birdseye Maple and Jade Resin Cutting Board 1 - Acadia Collection
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    $49.99
  • Live-Edge Birdseye Maple Charcuterie Board - Acadia Collection
    Live-Edge Birdseye Maple Charcuterie Board - Acadia Collection
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    $79.99
  • Live-Edge Maple Cutting Board 3 - Acadia Collection
    Live-Edge Maple Cutting Board 3 - Acadia Collection
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    $49.99
  • Live-Edge Maple Cutting Board 2 - Acadia Collection
    Live-Edge Maple Cutting Board 2 - Acadia Collection
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    $49.99
  • Live-Edge Maple Cutting Board - Acadia Collection
    Live-Edge Maple Cutting Board - Acadia Collection
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    $49.99
Hand-Hewn Black Willow Mantel

A Brief History of Hand-Hewing

  • Examples of Hand-Hewn Mantels

  • Hand-Hewn Pine Mantel with Joinery

  • Hand-Hewn Cedar Mantel

  • Hand-Dressed Pine Mantel

  • Hand-Dressed Pine Mantel

  • Hand-Hewn Spalted Pine Mantel

Examples of Hand-Hewn Mantels

Hand-Hewn Pine Mantel with Joinery

Hand-Hewn Cedar Mantel

Hand-Dressed Pine Mantel

Hand-Dressed Pine Mantel

Hand-Hewn Spalted Pine Mantel

  • Hand-Hewing Process

  • (Or, how to turn a round tree into a square beam using only an axe.)
  • Hewing to the line.

  • Jogging out billets between cuts.

  • Rough-hewn.

  • Finishing sides with a broad axe.

Hand-Hewing Process

(Or, how to turn a round tree into a square beam using only an axe.)

Hewing to the line.

Jogging out billets between cuts.

Rough-hewn.

Finishing sides with a broad axe.

  • Live-Edge Hard Maple Boards

  • Cheese Board
  • Live-Edge Hard Maple

  • Cutting Board (Paddle)
  • Live-Edge Hard Maple

  • Cutting Board (Classic)
  • Live-Edge Hard Maple

  • Cutting Board (Minimalist)
  • Live-Edge Hard Maple

  • (L-R) Minimalist, Paddle, Cheese
  • Live-Edge Hard Maple

  • Cutting Board (Minimalist)

Live-Edge Hard Maple Boards

Cheese Board

Live-Edge Hard Maple

Cutting Board (Paddle)

Live-Edge Hard Maple

Cutting Board (Classic)

Live-Edge Hard Maple

Cutting Board (Minimalist)

Live-Edge Hard Maple

(L-R) Minimalist, Paddle, Cheese

Live-Edge Hard Maple

Cutting Board (Minimalist)
  • Honoring our Customers

  • One Hand-Crafted Item at a Time

Honoring our Customers

One Hand-Crafted Item at a Time

Our Values:

Craftsmanship, Sustainability, Generosity, Hospitality.

Steve Smith, Owner of Renaissance Timber, LLC

Hand-hewing tools: Broad Axe, Axe, Iron Dogs.

Location

Contact Info and Hours:

renaissancetimberllc@gmail.com
207-370-5205 (Google Voice)

278 Tuttle Road
Cumberland, Maine

By appointment only:

Mon - Fri, 1pm - 6pm
Saturday, 9am - 1pm
Sunday, Closed

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