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Second Grant Supports New Products and New Technology

One of only 19 Maine companies selected, Wells Wood Turning & Finishing is pleased to announce a sizeable award from the final round of the Maine Forest Recovery Initiative, which awarded grants totaling $14 million in December. Wells Wood Turning was awarded $484,165 for its application titled, “Expand WWTF’s Reach with New Products and New… Read more »

French Tapered Rolling Pin & Aged Guitar in Same Vintage Class

Rolling Pins at New England Made Shows

Our Best-in-Show French tapered rolling pin is just as exotic and beautiful as collectable vintage guitars – some 50 to 100 years old! Musicians love the sound of aged acoustic guitars, improved over many years by chemical changes inside the wood that generate vibrational energy and improved tones. Today’s guitar makers try to achieve the… Read more »

Automation in Production of Rolling Pins Funded by State Grant

As the leading manufacturer of wood rolling pins in the USA, we were pleased to receive a sizable grant from Maine’s Forests Recovery Initiative. The FRI funding will be put toward a multi-phase automation project that improves our processes in the production of rolling pins. “These funds will allow the company to improve both our… Read more »

White House Easter Eggs for 2021 Now Available

The White House Historical Association (WHHA) has released a comprehensive offering of online events and activities to celebrate the springtime tradition of the White House Easter Eggs and White House Egg Roll. The Association’s annual Official White House Easter Eggs featuring President and Dr. Biden’s two dogs, Major and Champ, are also now on pre-sale. Since this… Read more »

Forestry and Wood-Related Products Deemed Essential

Determined to be an Essential Business by federal and state governments, Wells Wood Turning & Finishing continues to operate. Businesses involved in forestry, wood-related products and industrial manufacturing are permitted to operate. Our employees are allowed to travel between home and the factory in Buckfield, Maine, and we can receive and send shipments. See Governor… Read more »

Your Own Easter Egg Roll — Custom Wood Eggs & Family Fun

Custom Wood Eggs for Easter Egg Roll

The Annual White House Easter Egg roll is probably the most famous egg-roll event in the world. With about 30,000 children and parents, 80,000 custom wood eggs and a variety of entertainers, it is a major event that requires a lottery for attendance and 1000 volunteers. But you don’t have to live at 1600 Pennsylvania… Read more »

Your Own Easter Egg Hunt — Custom Wooden Eggs & Adventure

The Guinness World Record for the largest Easter egg hunt occurred April 1, 2007, at Cypress Gardens Adventure Park in Winter Haven, FL. On that spring day, 9753 children and their parents searched for 501,000 Easter eggs! It’s quite amazing how much joy a colorful little wooden egg, hidden in the yard, can bring. And while… Read more »

How Your Order Gets Turned

As a leading manufacturer of wooden homewares, promotional items and tool handles, we deploy several types of lathe machines to turn your products. Our capabilities enable us to produce rolling pins, furniture spindles, craft parts, tool handles and baseball bats. Watching these machines run is mesmerizing. Check out our new YouTube channel to see how… Read more »

Wells Wood Donates to Maine Girls’ Academy

Who doesn’t like Disco? Or rolling pins? We were happy to support the MGA Disco Mania Funky FUNdraiser in April. Our donated rolling pins helped Maine’s only all-girls school raise nearly $50,000 for scholarships. More than 200 people attended the event. MGA’s mission is to educate and empower girls to become confident thinkers and compassionate… Read more »

Give Your Wooden Egg a Bold K.I.S.S.

by Alan Chesney, Wells Wood Turning Director Emeritus What makes for great results when pad printing on a wooden egg? … The design of the artwork! And what makes for great artwork? … Understanding the process for pad printing on one of nature’s deceptively complex objects! As you begin thinking about your design, start by… Read more »