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

 

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

 

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

 

Reclaiming Old Growth Timber in Saskatchewan

Lincoln Dobson of Last Mountain Timber Wrighting in Saskatchewan turns reclaimed wood from demolished buildings into new timber frame structures with a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. Read More

 

Great Oaks from Little Acorns Grow for English Carpenter

Engineer-turned-carpenter, Paul Grainger, has spent 20 years building a thriving business with a Wood-Mizer LT40 sawmill at the heart of the operation. Read More

 

Woodworker Builds Santa Claus Sleigh

Woodworker Gregg Turk created a stunning sleigh for Santa Claus with wood from a single poplar tree milled on his Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. Read More

 

Urban Sawmilling Series Episode II - Manayunk Timber

Steve Ebner and his daughter Rebecca run Manayunk Timber, an urban sawmill in Pennsylvania, USA specializing in reclaiming old growth wood from 19th century buildings. Read More

 

Salvaging Urban Wood in Wisconsin USA

Paul Morrison of The Wood Cycle of Wisconsin is creating custom furniture, cabinetry, artwork, and more from salvaged urban wood. Read More

 

Logging and Sawmilling on Vancouver Island

Vancouver Island sawmill, Wenstob Timber and Xemex Industries, has experienced growth and success by taking advantage of opportunities to diversify their wood products business. Read More

 

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