Success Stories

Sawmilling on Vancouver Island

Phil Ludwig has plenty of things that compete for his time, including two young children, but there’s little that he likes better than getting behind the controls of his Wood-Mizer sawmill. Read More

 

Mississippi Sawyer Builds Timber Frame Home

Mack Lowery turned a tragedy into a dream come true when he finished his stunning hand built, two-story, timber frame home in the dense woodlands of Mississippi. Read More

 

Woodworker Uses Western Juniper Tree to Create High Value Wood Products

Kendall Derby is passionate about his work but realistic about the challenges he faces to achieve his business and personal goals. Read More

 

Thin-Kerf Sawmilling on Orcas Island Helps to Build a Stronger Community

Kaj Enderlein is passionate about working with his Orcas Island, Washington neighbors to rediscover the art of locally based sustainable living.   Read More

 

Italian Fertiziler Company Produces Pallets With LT40 Sawmill

An Italian fertilizer company incorporated a Wood-Mizer LT40 sawmill in order to produce pallets to suit their specific requirements, not realizing at first the various ways the sawmill would provide opportunities for further growing their profits. Read More

 

Vermont Sawyer Builds 3-Story Timber Frame Barn

On a 175-acre farm in central Vermont, Ben Falk needed a barn to serve as a research center and host site for permaculture courses and other educational workshops. Read More

 

Father and Son Team Supply Niche Markets with Custom Wood Products

A quiet revolution demonstrated by businesses like Creative Inventory has changed the face of the world’s forest products industry in recent decades. Read More

 

From Selling Logs to Profitable Sawmilling for Farmer in Alberta, Canada

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

 

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