Sawmilling Success Stories

Sustainable Sawmilling in Hawaii

Kamuela Hardwoods processes more than 40 different species of locally-sourced and salvaged timber for islander woodworkers, builders, and instrument makers in their Hawaiian community. Read More

 

Custom Sawmilling Profitable for Oregon Family Business

Oregon family sawmill operation, Cook Woods, produces custom slabs from more than 250 different species of wood with their Wood-Mizer WM1000 industrial sawmill. Read More

 

Farmers Find Profits in Processing English Oak

A sawmill may not be the first thing you expect to see on a beef cattle and sheep farm in England, especially when the mill, sited next to the farmhouse, houses the largest capacity Wood-Mizer WM1000 industrial sawmill. Read More

 

Salvaging Vancouver Urban Timber

Vancouver Urban Timberworks utilizes their WM1000 sawmill to produce live-edge slabs and custom wood furniture from locally salvaged wood. Read More

 

Salvaging Fallen Giants

Jennifer Alger recounts her once in a lifetime experience when Far West Forest Products salvaged three, old-growth, windfall, giant sequoia redwood trees in California. Read More

 

A Passion for Salvaged Walnut

Westgate Urban Woods began with the vision of two men who recognized an opportunity to salvage underutilized claro walnut and english walnut trees. Read More

 

Tapping into Wooden Treasures

Art Blumenkron of Goby Walnut and Western Hardwoods is utilizing a WM1000 industrial headrig and LT50 Hydraulic sawmill to save downed and damaged urban trees in Portland, Oregon. Read More

 

Salvaging Urban Timber in the Far West

The California based Far West Forest Products is making a living by salvaging urban timber with their WM1000 sawmill.

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Father and Son Build Urban Wood Business

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

 

Java City Camphor Lives On

After the beloved Java City Camphor tree was removed for safety reasons, Far West Forest Products helped preserve the historic Sacramento, California tree. Read More

 

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