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Good Reads — Issue 143

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Inside the Frame

The people who make the art often get our attention, but who stretches their canvases and who makes their frames? Meet a husband-wife team that creates gorgeous frames, and a pair of talented canvas makers.

Behind the Scenes

Caretakers work year-round to maintain seasonal homes and cottages, with great care and attention to detail.

Shipping News

Since opening its Portland, Maine, office several years ago, the Icelandic company Eimskip has been shipping more and more goods to and from Maine in its container ships. Two artists recount their ride from Portland to Reykjavik on one of those vessels.

Say Goodbye to the Tarp

The owner of a 32.5-foot yacht explains how he built himself the perfect boat shed.

The Appledore of His Eye

American impressionist painter Childe Hassam spent many summers painting on Appledore Island, producing some of his most wonderful work.

Spirited Revival

There are a growing number of small-batch rum distilleries in Maine that brew, distill, and sell their wares throughout the state. We take a look.

Sailing Dreams

The owners wanted a shingle-style house with a nautical flair, and this Deer Isle oceanfront home delivers all that and more.

A Sum of Several Parts

How a small vacation cabin on Eggemogging Reach became a 3,500-square-foot family home.

Frost Heave Season

Between the end of winter and the beginning of mud season, frost heaves rule the roadways.

Moore In Maine

Painter John Moore assembles many parts on the canvas to create a layered and compelling whole.

Visiting Elisabeth

A sailing adventure takes a literary turn.

Building a Bamboo Bike

During a weekend workshop, the author built her own bike from scratch.

Modern Pictures at an Exhibition

Carl Little reflects on modern artists whose and the memories their work evokes.

True Fresco

Maine artist Barbara Sullivan puts a contemporary twist on the age-old art of fresco work.