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America’s Wooden Egg Supplier Turns White House Easter Eggs

We are very pleased to announce that Wells Wood Turning & Finishing will again supply the colorful Maine-made wooden eggs for the 2017 White House Easter Egg Roll. “As new owners of Wells Wood Turning and Finishing, we are simply delighted to provide the eggs again,” said Simon Varney, vice president and co-owner of the… Read more »

Town & Country Magazine Explores Status of Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

With Easter Monday drawing near, many families and Washington observers are asking about the status of this year’s Easter Egg Roll. Journalist Tim Burger, writing in Town&Country, interviewed Wells Wood Turning about our involvement in the event. Certainly, we are willing and eager to supply the wooden eggs again this year. See Tim’s story here.

Wooden Rolling Pins Bursting with Whimsy and Wonder

Whimsical mermaids. Wonderful birds. Bursting sunflowers. These rolling pins with laser engraving have been custom-designed by Elaine Diamond at Vermont Pottery Works. Elaine has laser engraved these patterns onto selected hardwood rolling pins from Wells Wood Turning & Finishing. The patterns are ingeniously transferred to plates, platters and cups upon rolling out the clay. Elaine… Read more »

Architect Michael Green Is Calling For Rapid Systemic Change In The Way We Build

Forget steel, straw, concrete, shipping containers, and rammed earth. Use wood to erect urban skyscrapers! Architect Michael Green is calling for a rapid systemic change in the way we build. To end the global housing and climate crises, he says, we need to get past innovation-stifling regulations and well-meaning but misguided ideas popularized by mainstream media…. Read more »

Ho-Ho-Ho and a Jolly Ol’ 18 Inch Mini-bat Made in Maine

Question: What do you get when you paint Santa Clause on an 18 inch mini-bat from Wells Wood Turning? Answer: The Cooperstown Santa Company! (Yes, that’s the same Cooperstown that hosts the National Baseball Hall of Fame.) Owner Tracy Jeanne and her elves help your Santa dreams come true by personalizing mini-bats and balls with… Read more »

Youth Groups Swing for the Fences

We were pleased to support the Congregational Church of East Sumner by providing 18 inch mini-bats this summer. The bats were a hit with visiting Youth Groups who signed each other’s bats to create personalized mementos. Thanks for the letter, Cynthia. Each year, the church gives a small gift to the groups to remind them of their… Read more »

This morning I discovered the spurtle!

This morning I discovered the spurtle! Ever heard of this kitchen implement? Think Scottish. Think oats. Think timeless. Think wood-turned product. Did you know there’s even a Golden Spurtle Award: Bob Moore of Bob’s Red Mill took the 2016 award at Carrbridge, Scotland. Congratulations! And yes, we make a wooden spurtle at Wells Wood!

Wells Wood Turning and Finishing Inc. Acquired by New Owners

Buckfield company manufactures rolling pins, tool handles, knobs, bats and custom turnings BUCKFIELD, ME — Wells Wood Turning and Finishing Inc., a leading manufacturer of wooden homewares, furniture components and promotional items in Central Maine, has been acquired by Turning Acquisitions LLC., with the new owners taking over operations on Nov. 28. Christian Chandler and… Read more »