Success Stories

From Selling Logs to Profitable Sawmilling for Alberta Farmer

Will Vohs, a farmer from Alberta, Canada, discovered that it made a lot more financial sense to transform his easily accessible and good quality trees into wood products than accept what forest companies were prepared to pay him for his standing timber. Read More

 

LT15 Helps Scottish Teacher Prove Viability of Traditional Woodcraft

A schoolteacher in Scotland proves the relevance of traditional woodworking in the modern marketplace by starting his own timber frame business. Read More

 

Sawmilling Specialty Timbers in Tasmania

Tasmanian Native Timbers, a boutique family-owned sawmill and timber supply business in Australia, specializes in timbers native to Tasmania. The business has a passion to minimize waste for sustainability and maximize the return from every log sawn. Read More

 

Durability and Tradition Drives Family Timber Framing Business

Ogonek Custom Hardwoods in East-Central Ohio grew out of a family's love for a place that represents much more than an investment. With deep family roots, Dan and his family enjoy building and assembling timber frames with their LT50 sawmill. Read More

 

From Log to Modulog in Wales

In order to manage their woodland profitably, a Welsh father and son timber framing team has developed modular cabins built with timber from their own trees, demonstrating how thoughtful woodland management encourages innovative ways of preserving forests. Read More

 

From Movie Sets to Heavy Timbers, Brooks Sawmill Aims to Supply them All

The Leonardo DiCaprio movie, ‘The Revenant’ was filmed in southern Alberta, Canada. Its set designers purchased a lot of wood products manufactured by Brooks Sawmill, and this is one of several Western movies that the sawmill has supplied in addition to its highly eclectic client list. Read More

 

Model T Ford Club of America Creates Vintage Ash Wood Garage

Dan Conder volunteered his time and sawmill to help build a vintage-inspired garage education center for the Model T Ford Club of America in USA.  Read More

 

Tree Service Adds Firewood and Lumber to Increase Profitability

With the addition of a Wood-Mizer log splitter and portable sawmill, Matt King has increased profitability for his tree service business in South Dakota, USA by selling firewood and lumber products. Read More

 

Revitalizing Urban Trees in London for a Second Life

English woodworker, Mark Gould, salvages an urban tree in London with help from a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. Read More

 

Sawmill Provides Environmental and Economic Benefits for Community Forest in British Columbia

Harrop-Procter Community Co-op in southeastern British Columbia, Canada is sustainably managing the community forest while also benefiting the local economy and community. Read More

 

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