Success Stories

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

 

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

 

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

 

Urban Sawmilling Series Episode II - Manayunk Timber

Steve Ebner and his daughter Rebecca run Manayunk Timber, an urban sawmill in Pennsylvania, USA specializing in reclaiming old growth wood from 19th century buildings. Read More

 

Tree Removal Business Diverts Trees from Landfill

Shawn Moore of Trimmed Line Tree Services uses an LT50 Hydraulic portable sawmill and EG200 twin blade board edger to process would-be waste trees into marketable material such as counter tops, live-edge slabs, and handcrafted furniture. Read More

 

Urban Sawmilling Series Episode I - Indy Urban Hardwood Co.

Brian Presnell of Indy Urban Hardwood Co. salvages fallen and diseased urban trees with his portable sawmill in Indiana, USA. Read More

 

Salvaging Urban Wood in Wisconsin USA

Paul Morrison of The Wood Cycle of Wisconsin is creating custom furniture, cabinetry, artwork, and more from salvaged urban wood. Read More

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

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