Sawmilling Success Stories

25 Years of Wood-Mizer Homesteading

Rusty McCombs shares his experience using a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill to make lumber for homes, sheds, fencing, decks, and more. Read More

 

Timber Frame Business Spotlight - The Beamery

Timber framer David Watters knows how to accentuate big, heavy, dramatic designs by building beautiful timber frame structures with material milled on his own personal sawmill. Read More

 

Salvaged Trees Become Living-Roof Arbor

Arborist Jeremy Harper removes and repurposes would-be waste trees into beautiful projects including a living garden arbor at his family home in the United Kingdom. Read More

 

Sawmill Program Helps Men Return to Work

Ray Hall of Hartville Lumber and Millwork Co. is helping hundreds of men get back into the workforce with his sawmill program - Men's Challenge. Read More

 

Resurrecting the Past, One Tree at a Time

Sawyer and artisan Bob Hughes rescues historically significant wood for a living, but his once in a lifetime project with the world's fifth oldest tree tops them all. Read More

 

Caribbean Family Grows Woodworking Business with Portable Sawmill

On a small Caribbean island, a family-owned sawmilling shop is providing handcrafted wood furniture, woodworking repairs, and lumber sales to customers as far away as the United States. Read More

 

A Family Cabin for Generations

When southern pine beetles destroyed pine trees on his property, farmer and pastor, John Hubbard, saw a perfect opportunity to salvage lumber from these dying trees with his portable sawmill and build a family cabin. Read More

 

Dreams Come True for Father and Daughter

David Dove surprised his daughter by building a barn for her new horse with his LT15 portable sawmill. Read More

 

Inspiration Sparks Cabin Retreat

Inspired by Wood-Mizer sawmill owner dream projects, Jesse Matras built a beautiful cabin retreat for his family. Read More

 

Wood with a Résumé

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

 

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