We are open! Stop by to puruse our selection of Hard-to-Find Tools. If you prefer not to come in but still need something, call or send an email and we will run your item(s) to your car.
If you are placing an order online, we will get your shipment out to you the same day or the next business day. Now is a GREAT time to start your next project and we are here to help!
We have had to cancel some classes but we have also added classes to our schedule. If you are ready to learn how to timber frame right now, check out our online course!
WELCOME TO SHELTER
Welcome At Shelter, we have been an industry leader in evolving durable, adaptable, energy-concious building techniques since 1974. We are committed to empowering you to create a better way to live. We offer design build services, custom and kit timber frames, real estate brokerage, accredited classes in home design and construction and the very best selection of fine woodworking tools.
Think. Build. Live.
SHELTER DESIGN BUILD
Your home should free you.
Shelter Design Build offers a full suite of design build and engineering services. From custom-designed and super-insulated timber frame homes and structures, to Hennin Post and Beam pre-designed, finely crafted timber frame kits, or consulting services for your building project, Shelter Design Build is your source for innovative yet practical building solutions that reflect your lifestyle and goals. Read more...
At Shelter, we have a working knowledge of every product we sell. These tools, toys, and supplies are in constant use by our students, timber framing crews, and family. We have an extensive selection of find hand tools and supplies for timber framing, furniture making, turning, carving, general carpentry, and more.
Teaching people how to design and build their own homes since 1974! Students today come from all walks of life. We have architects, engineers and builders attending as well as home owners and owner builders. All attending for their own reasons. What they have in common is the desire to learn.
Listening is our specialty.
At Shelter Realty we'll help you find the right piece of land suitable for building or a fine and livable home. Potential clients or students who want to listtheir precious home or land will find a dedicated advocate for their investment. Shelter represents clients throughout the Midcoast Maine region.
Custom built homes, open-plan kits, additions, barns, small buildings, and more!
If you are a high school or college student or recent graduate and you are interested in taking one of our classes, but cannot afford the tuition, please submit your application for the Patricia K Hennin Scholarship by May 4 for the 2019 scholarship. Download your application today!
Real Estate is like every other industry in Maine. This time of year through the end of January sees fewer activity but that means that it is a great time of year to consider the properties that are still on the market. If you don't see anything you like, ther will be an influx of property in February that will continue through the spring.
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