Success Stories

Practicing Farm, Forest, and Frame Sustainability in Western North Carolina

Mountain Works’ core approach to business revolves around its function as a demonstration project seeking to bring about change in the way most forestry and agriculture is done in America. Read More


Converting Illegally-Logged Timber into 146,000 School Desks in the Philippines

Learn how the Philippines salvaged illegally-logged timber to produce thousands of desks and chairs for schools in desperate need for them.  Read More


Sawing for Schools

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


Salvaging Fallen Trees for Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania's groundbreaking "Harvest to Use" program salvages urban campus trees for use in their art and woodworking classes. Read More


Island School of Building Arts

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



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