Joe McBrine poses with some of his work.

Working Waterfront

Joe McBrine, the wood-carving warden

Ten years ago, Joe McBrine was visiting a sportsmen’s show in Orono. As someone who’s always liked to draw, paint, and make things, he enjoyed viewing the carved birds and duck decoys many woodcarvers had on display. “But a guy had some fish, and I’d never seen fish done before.… SEE MORE