M. Kendall Lumber Company, Inc. is a second-generation, family business. Founded in March of 1956, the family operation has been an epicenter for the Blairs community. M. Kendall Lumber Company has grown over the years and currently employs about 30 people. The business accepts an average of 11 truckloads of logs daily with a high of 20 loads. The mill operates on both hardwoods and softwoods with the use of a Cooper scragg mill that cuts up to 28-inch logs. The mill consists of two debarkers, a 38-inch ring-type and a 28-inch. Along with lumber production, Kendall Lumber grinds their own mulch and cuts their own firewood on location.