Working as an electrician on high-end custom homes in Oregon for more than a decade, Nathan Shewchuk realized there must be more to life. With eight years of hard work and dedication, along with a few helpers and a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill, Nathan accomplished his lifelong dream of building his own home. Read More »


Sawmilling operation, Vancouver Urban Timberworks, recently installed a Wood-Mizer WM1000 sawmill to produce large live-edge slabs and custom wood furniture from locally salvaged wood. Read More »


While working as an arborist in Colorado, Ryan Baldwin saw an opportunity to turn city trees destined for the dump into useable lumber with a portable sawmill. Read More »


When a severe thunderstorm damaged the National Champion Shortleaf Pine Tree, Wood-Mizer portable sawmill owner Joe Terral salvaged lumber from the tree to preserve its 200 year history. Read More »


By discovering a profitable method to reclaim antique heart pine from historic buildings, Marc Poirier of Longleaf Lumber is providing wood with a résumé throughout the world. Read More »


Making better people is the foundation that drives sawyer Justin McMinds to benefit the lives of others while doing something he loves - working with wood. Read More »


After the beloved Java City Camphor tree was removed for safety reasons, Far West Forest Products helped preserve the historic tree by salvaging pieces on their WM1000 sawmill. Read More »


On Gabriola Island in British Columbia, James Mitchell established the Island School of Building Arts with a love for wood and a Wood-Mizer LT40 Super Hydraulic sawmill. Read More »


Billy Reeder didn’t just build his own cabin, he built a new life. A simple life. A good life. Read More »


Stemming from a father and son’s dream to build their own business, Hunski Hardwoods salvages diseased and dying urban trees and mills them into high quality slabs and lumber with a Wood-Mizer WM1000 sawmill. Read More »

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