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Pile of Logs

aft sawmill

lumber production
Discover Our Comprehensive Range of High-Quality Lumber Products

Discover the legacy of the aft sawmill

Located in Saint Joseph, Clare, Nova Scotia and born our of necessity as the primary lumber source for A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd.

As the primary supplier of lumber for the A.F. Theriault & Son Ltd. boatyard in Meteghan River, Nova Scotia, AFT Sawmill purchases logs from various areas in western Nova Scotia. Our mill proudly produces 2-3 million board feet per year of both green and kiln-dried lumber.

Every piece is meticulously graded by an NHLA lumber grader and dried on-site in our state-of-the-art Nyle dehumidification kiln. Our diverse lumber grades include Select & Better, #1 Common, and 2 & 3 Common, featuring species such as soft and hard maple, yellow and white birch, red oak, white ash, and poplar.

As a testament to our commitment to quality, AFT Sawmill is a proud member of CWPCA and the Forest Products Association of Nova Scotia. Explore the excellence in lumber production with AFT Sawmill.


Tel: (902) 769-3368
Cell: (902) 769-7905

hours of operation

Monday - Thursday


7:30 am – 5:00 pm

7:30 am – 12:00 pm


#75, F. Comeau Rd.
St. Joseph, Nova Scotia

Proudly Crafted: Explore Our Vessels

In the current era, Commercial Fishing Boats, Ferries, and Commercial Workboats demand state-of-the-art craftsmanship. We integrate traditional techniques with cutting-edge technologies, constructing vessels up to 150'/45m using Steel, Aluminum, Fibreglass, and Advanced Composites.

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