Monthly Archives: June 2012

Words of the Week: Arbors, Trellises and Pergolas

Let’s define these visually. This is an arbor (an outdoor archway): This arbor was built by Handyman Project Manager Chris Ryan for a customer. This is an arbor with a trellis (latticework to support climbing plants): The pictured arbor was … Continue reading

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Front Street Shipyard Building #1 Nearing Completion

Construction Manager David Luckman recently snapped some shots of Front Street Shipyard’s newest building as Maine Coast Construction’s workers added the final touches. According to Maine Coast Construction President, John Davee; “Building #1 is the northerly building and actually the … Continue reading

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Word of the Week: Cribbing

Cribbing is used when the structure needs to be jacked up from its foundation. Cribbing involves building a crib of wood timbers in a Jenga type formation in key spots underneath the building. The cribs will provide support to keep … Continue reading

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Employee Appreciation Day

On June 8th Maine Coast Construction held it’s annual Employee Appreciation Day. Thank you David Luckman for the great BBQ! It was a little overcast but this did not discourage us from playing horseshoes into the late afternoon.

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Congratulations Chris Ryan

Chris Ryan, an employee of Maine Coast Construction for 13 years, has recently been promoted to Project Manager and is now overseeing the popular Handyman Division. Chris is an ’89 graduate of the Belfast Area High School and before working … Continue reading

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