Sawmilling Success Stories

Tree Service Adds Firewood and Lumber to Increase Profitability

With the addition of a Wood-Mizer log splitter and portable sawmill, Matt King has increased profitability for his tree service business in South Dakota, USA by selling firewood and lumber products. Read More

 

Revitalizing Urban Trees in London for a Second Life

English woodworker, Mark Gould, salvages an urban tree in London with help from a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. Read More

 

Sawmill Provides Environmental and Economic Benefits for Community Forest in British Columbia

Harrop-Procter Community Co-op in southeastern British Columbia, Canada is sustainably managing the community forest while also benefiting the local economy and community. Read More

 

Urban Sawmilling Series Episode IV - Hunski Hardwoods

James and Nick Hunsaker run Hunski Hardwoods, an urban sawmill near Sacramento, California. Established in 2010, Hunski Hardwoods specializes in salvaging diseased and dying urban trees and milling them into high-quality slabs, lumber, gunstock blanks, billets, and turning wood. 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

 

One Small Sawmill Becomes Catalyst for Positive Change in the Congo Jungle

Missionary Glen Chapman tells how one small sawmill in Congo has improved lives in amazing ways. 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

 

Wood-Mizer Twin Rail LX450 Sawmill Transforms Sawmill in South Africa

A Wood-Mizer LX450 twin rail portable sawmill helps increase production for Mitrek Sawmill in South Africa. Read More

 

Urban Sawmilling Series Episode III - Van Urban Timber

Eric Savics and Danny Hagge established Van Urban Timber to produce live-edge slabs and custom wood furniture from locally salvaged urban trees in Vancouver, British Columbia. Read More

 

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