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 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 - 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 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
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    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 - 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

The Acadia Collection

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

The Acadia Collection - from $49

  • Black Resin, Cherry, and Butternut Board with Pink Accents
    Black Resin, Cherry, and Butternut Board with Pink Accents
    Regular price
    $99.00
    Sale price
    $99.00
  • Turquoise Resin and Spalted Oak Charcuterie Board
    Turquoise Resin and Spalted Oak Charcuterie Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $99.00
  • Blue Resin and Cherry Charcuterie Board
    Blue Resin and Cherry Charcuterie Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $99.00
  • Turquoise Resin and Wormy Butternut Board #3
    Turquoise Resin and Wormy Butternut Board #3
    Regular price
    $59.00
    Sale price
    $59.00
  • Turquoise Resin and Wormy Butternut Board #2
    Turquoise Resin and Wormy Butternut Board #2
    Regular price
    $59.00
    Sale price
    $59.00
  • Turquoise Resin and Wormy Butternut Board #1
    Turquoise Resin and Wormy Butternut Board #1
    Regular price
    $59.00
    Sale price
    $59.00
  • Blue Resin and Oak Cutting Board
    Blue Resin and Oak Cutting Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $49.00
  • Pink Resin and Walnut Cutting Board #2
    Pink Resin and Walnut Cutting Board #2
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $49.00
  • Pink Resin and Walnut Cutting Board
    Pink Resin and Walnut Cutting Board
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    Sale price
    $49.00
  • Maple and Black Resin Baby Cheese Boards
    Maple and Black Resin Baby Cheese Boards
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $25.00

Maine Farmhouse Collection.

Sturdy. Reliable. Beautiful. Timeless.

Maine Farmhouse Collection

  • White Ash Cutting Board
    White Ash Cutting Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $29.00
  • Ebonized Oak Cutting Board
    Ebonized Oak Cutting Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $39.00
  • Spalted Apple Trivet/Serving Board
    Spalted Apple Trivet/Serving Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $75.00
  • Birdseye Maple Cutting Board
    Birdseye Maple Cutting Board
    Regular price
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    Sale price
    $49.00

A Brief History of Hand-Hewing

  • Hand-Hewing Process

  • Or, how to turn a round tree into a square beam using only an axe. (Photos by Brian Threlkeld)
  • Marking ends and running chalk lines.

  • Hewing to the line.

  • Jogging out billets between cuts.

  • Smoothing with broad axe.

  • Keep craft alive.

Hand-Hewing Process

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

Marking ends and running chalk lines.

Hewing to the line.

Jogging out billets between cuts.

Smoothing with broad axe.

Keep craft alive.

  • 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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