Pre-Coated Pine

Since 2015, The Wood Mill of Maine has been working with Robbins Lumber to bring their pine lumber products to the market. Robbins Lumber Co. also owns and operated a pre-finish plant for their pine products.

Stability

The Robbins pre-coating process provides superior dimensional stability for wood. This drastically reduces the amount of shrinking of the wood. Our process ensures that your product is coated with the exact same amount of coating from start to finish.

Benefits of Coated Lumber

  • Pre-finishing provides superior dimensional stability because the product is coated on all four sides.  A field coated product is not sealed and is less stable.
  • The coating is applied with a consistent amount yielding a professional finish.
  • The product is hand inspected prior to packaging to minimize waste resulting in greater lumber recovery.
  • The product is ready to install in the same manner as typical wood products.
  • Installation time is reduced because there is no sanding and no extra handling.
  • Avoid job clean up, drips, spills, empty paint cans, brushes, and staging.
  • Eliminates the hassle of sub-contractor scheduling and quality control.
  • A pre-coated product doesn’t give off the same odors and fumes of conventionally painted products.
  • The product remains clean and is protected from dirt and fingerprints.  Just wipe with a rag and watch it all come off.
  • Instant curb appeal to your customer.
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  • See the Coatings Cost Comparison for an example of the cost savings.

Pre-coated Primed Pine

Primed Premium

The Primed Premium line starts off with a premium grade Eastern White Pine board. Then we spot prime the knots with a shellac primer to help prevent knot bleed. Then apply one coat of oil based primer. This primer provides a solid foundation for paint. After the boards are coated they are hand inspected to ensure quality standards of the product are maintained.

Primed Select

The Primed Select line starts off with a select grade Eastern White Pine board. Then we apply a custom made high solids oil based primer. This primer is designed to make help prevent tannin bleed and provide a solid foundation for paint. After the boards are coated they are hand inspected to ensure quality standards of the product are maintained.

Monhegan

The Monhegan line starts off with a hand inspected select grade Eastern White Pine board. Then we apply two coats of primer to create a lasting foundation for paint. The first coat is a custom made high solids oil based primer and the second is a waterborne primer. After the boards are coated they are hand inspected again to ensure quality standards of the product are maintained.

Pre-coated Finished Pine

Aqua Clear

The Aqua Clear line is composed two coats of furniture grade lacquer. With its crystal clear appearance, with UV inhibitors to keep it clear, this coating greatly enriches the natural beauty of wood.

Aqua White

The Aqua White line is composed of two coats of furniture grade lacquer. The coating is pigmented with to give the wood an amazing whitewash look, while holding onto the beauty of a typical clear coat. This coating contains UV inhibiters to keep the white white, while traditional stains will fade fairly rapidly.

Antique

The Antique line is composed of two coats of furniture grade lacquer. The coating is pigmented to give the wood an amazing aged look, while holding onto the beauty of a typical clear coat. All the beauty of reclaimed Pine without the cost or rough texture of it. This coating contains UV inhibitors to help prevent the product from aging.

Golden Oak

The Golden Oak Line is composed of an oil based stain and two coats of water based lacquer. The stain adds character and depth to the grain of wood, fully enriching it natural beauty. Then two coats of lacquer are applied giving the finished product a glass like finish.

Honey Pine

The Honey Pine line is composed of two coats of furniture grade lacquer. The coating is pigmented to give the wood an amazing honeyed look, while holding onto the beauty of a typical clear coat. This coating contains UV inhibiters to help prevent the product from aging.

Barn Board

The Barn Board Line is composed of an oil based stain and two coats of furniture grade waterborne lacquer. The stain adds character and depth to the grain of wood, fully enriching the natural beauty and giving it that sun bleached look. Then two coats of lacquer properly seal the product making it something that can be cleaned and the ultra violet absorbers help retain the color of the product.

White Barn Board

The White Barn Wood Line is composed of three coats of furniture grade waterborne lacquer. Three coats of lacquer properly seal the product making it something that can be cleaned and the ultra violet absorbers help retain the color of the product. Coats of the lacquer is pigmented in different concentrations in order to give the product extra contrast and depth that is sure to appease the eye.

Weathered Wood

The Weathered Wood Line is composed of an oil based stain and two coats of furniture grade waterborne lacquer. The stain adds character and depth to the grain of wood, fully enriching the natural beauty. Then two coats of lacquer properly seal the product making it something that can be cleaned and the ultra violet absorbers help retain the color of the product. One coat of the lacquer is pigmented in order to give the product extra contrast and depth that is sure to appease the eye.

Custom Coated Orders

Here at Robbins Lumber we strive to meet or exceed all customer expectations. The best way we can do this, is to work with you to deliver the exact product you are expecting. We offer a variety of beautiful products right off the shelf. However sometimes our off the shelf products will not fit your needs or personal taste. That is when you learn why working with a family owned company means quality service. We offer more than just a primed and clear coated product. We accommodate all your pre-finishing needs – from exterior siding to pre-finished flooring and everything in-between. Need a shiplap with board and batten with your favorite stain color? Not a problem. Are you concerned about lap marks on your CVG cedar? Not when Robbins does it. Want that special color you noticed in a magazine for your interior paneling with the amazing beautiful finish of our clear coats? We would be happy to assist you. Want the rich beauty of Eastern White Pine flooring? We can pre-finish that for you with tongue oil or a flooring poly to suit your needs.