The Best Episodes of Maine Cabin Masters
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2019
Builder Chase Morrill is teaming up with his brother, sister and best friend to save and transform abandoned cabins buried deep in the remote woods of Maine. From historic cottages nearly a century old, to camp cabins in need of some major TLC, they'll give these properties the facelift they've needed for decades. And, you never know what you might find when you go for a walk in the woods.
#1 - Past Present and Future
Season 3 - Episode 8
A couple’s Belle Island camp has a long multi-generational history within their family spanning nearly 100 years. Their camp is an ongoing focus of family life and they are now ready to make its preservation their main priority. They call on the Cabin Masters to bring these historic buildings into the present and stand the test of time for the next generation.
#2 - The Honeymoon Suite
Season 3 - Episode 9
In a Maine Cabin Masters first, Chase and his creative crew help a newlywed couple take a questionable "wedding gift" and turn it into an alpine ski bungalow that would rival those found in the Swiss Alps. With $35,000 and no time limit, Chase and his team completely gut the camp and start from scratch to transform it from its current condition into the beautiful bungalow that the newlyweds will enjoy for generations to come.
#3 - A Cabin For the YMCA
Season 2 - Episode 16
The Kennebec Valley YMCA in Augusta, Maine, needs a new play structure, and the Cabin Masters know just the crew for the job. In addition, Ryan decides it’s time to build the workshop that Chase Morrill has always wanted. With winter fast approaching and no budget for either project, the team work feverishly to finish the play cabin for the YMCA and the workshop for Chase before everything freezes over.
#4 - Diamond in the Rough
Season 3 - Episode 13
After three women collectively buy a cabin they describe as "a diamond in the rough on a pretty lot," they are determined to prove the naysayers wrong and create the cabin of their dreams. With the help of Chase and the Maine Cabin Masters team, their dreams become reality and their "diamond in the rough" becomes a cherished gem and family gathering spot!
#5 - The Twister Camp
Season 3 - Episode 10
A couple calls on Chase and his team to help save their mountain camp which was leveled by a tornado; with an emphasis on outdoor entertaining, the team adds an open second floor while racing to wrap it up before the first snow falls.
#6 - Off-the-Grid Renovation
Season 1 - Episode 9
Chase Morrill and his team renovate an off-the-grid hunting cabin deep in the woods of Oxford, ME. They have a budget of $20,000 and a time frame of six weeks, but will Chase and his team be able to overcome the challenges of building off-the-grid and get the cabin done before winter comes?
#7 - Love Yurts
Season 3 - Episode 14
In a Cabin Master first, Chase and the crew are tasked with a relocation and land manifestation of a family Yurt on an island on Togus Pond. With a budget of $15,000 and five weeks to complete the job, Chase and the team enter uncharted (and nearly frozen) waters, knowing they will have to move quickly to beat the oncoming ice and snow so they can have the yurt ready for the family to drop their fishing lines in the frozen pond.
#8 - Ho-Ho-Home
Season 3 - Episode 3
Doug, aka Santa, and his wife Lois inherit a 1,250-square-foot cabin; with no major renovations since the 1970s, Chase and the team are excited to perform a Christmas miracle and transform this cabin into a wonderland for the whole family to enjoy.
#9 - A Legacy Preserved
Season 3 - Episode 11
The Cabin Masters pay tribute to an entomologist and late matriarch of an amazing legacy in West Gardiner, Maine, by restoring two rustic cabins on her 113-acre Wakefield Wildlife Sanctuary. With a budget of $35,000, they restore the cabins by adding composting toilets, hand pumps to pull water from the nearby stream, as well as propane heaters and cook stoves.
#11 - A Cabin for the Bride
Season 1 - Episode 7
Chase Morrill and his team of Cabin Masters are back home in Augusta, ME, getting ready for Lance's wedding when Chase gets a call from an old friend who has a little log cabin stuck in her backyard. He sees the cabin as a fun project for the team to work on and present to Lance's lovely bride after the wedding, so with no budget and Lance as the foreman, landlord and overall malcontent, the team disassembles the log cabin and moves it onto his property. With the wedding quickly approaching and Lance busy building outhouses and goose pens for his fiance, the team must work fast in order to finish before Lilly walks down the aisle. Will they be done before she says I do?
#12 - Six Weeks for Two A-Frames
Season 1 - Episode 11
Chase and his team are called to renovate two A-Frames in Maine's Sugarloaf Valley. With only six weeks to finish both renovations, Chase divides the team in half, and the winning team gets to dress the losing team for dinner.
#13 - A Dream Come True
Season 3 - Episode 15
A couple with five children calls on the Cabin Masters to take their newly purchased camp on David Pond and turn it into a family vacation cabin that will serve as a central part of their lives for generations to come. Chase and his team are poised to take this blank canvas and create a work of art that includes beautiful pine walls and ceilings and additional sleeping space for the growing family.
#14 - 130-Year-Old Island Cabin
Season 1 - Episode 8
Chase Morrill and his team tackle the renovation of a 130-year-old cabin on an island. With a budget of $40,000 and six weeks, can they overcome the challenges of building on an island to ensure the cabin lasts another 100 years?
#15 - A Camp on Two Ponds
Season 1 - Episode 10
Chase and his team renovate a camp situated on two ponds; with winter right around the corner, Chase knows they need to hustle in order to complete the renovation in time for the homeowner's Thanksgiving get-together.
#19 - Paws Present and Future
Season 3 - Episode 2
Two animal lovers call on Chase Morrill and his team to transform their West Gardiner cabin into a pet sanctuary; the crew works to bring modern-day amenities into a cabin that’s over 100 years old while maintaining its rustic appeal.
#20 - Ship-Shape Shack
Season 3 - Episode 4
Chase and the team seek to transform a family’s 1950s lobster shack into a cabin that will create a lifetime of memories for generations to come; they re-imagine the cabin’s interior layout, preserve a mural and add an exterior widow’s walk.
#21 - Stable Family Ties
Season 3 - Episode 7
Chase and the crew seek to turn a vacation cabin that was originally a 1920s horse barn into a stable building for a large family; drawing from the past, the crew wants to honor the owners’ late parents in this emotional build.
#22 - Oyster Farm Shack
Season 2 - Episode 7
Ashley Morrill and her team of builders find themselves rebuilding an old oyster shack for a working oyster farm in Edgecomb, Maine; forced into immediate action, the team starts its preliminary work with snow still on the ground.
#23 - Rebuilding the Old Schoolhouse
Season 1 - Episode 5
Chase Morrill and his team of Cabin Masters hike through the woods of Dedham, ME, to restore a dilapidated family camp that was once the old schoolhouse. From the swarming bugs to the relentless rain, the Cabin Masters quickly learn that nothing will come easy at the old schoolhouse. When a serious case of rot threatens to close down the entire project, Chase and Ryan are forced to cut into the house forcing them to make a very expensive decision.
#24 - A Family Cabin Fit For A King
Season 2 - Episode 15
The Cabin Masters have a $50,000 budget to renovate a camp four-times the size of their usual builds. While they’re hesitant to take on such a huge project, the team is determined to deliver after finding out the client is a member of Ryan’s favorite band. After a series of harsh weather delays, the crew reluctantly asks for an extension on their deadline and faces the truth that cabins weren’t meant to be built in the winter. The team “drops the mic” on this build and blows away the entire family with a complete exterior and interior facelift including a special project that pays homage to a loved family member and a giant outdoor checkerboard for the kids.
#25 - Veterans' Retreat
Season 2 - Episode 3
Chase Morrill and his team of builders take on an unusual project when they get a call from retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills. Through his foundation, Travis is building a retreat in Maine to help combat-injured veterans and their families adjust to their new normal. The Cabin Masters are tasked with turning a simple lakeside cottage into an ADA-compliant event center for the veterans and their families. The key feature will be a huge commercial-grade deck that can accommodate up to forty guests at a time. With only eight weeks until the first guests arrive, the camp buried under two feet of snow and the team will have to get creative to finish this project on time.