Success Stories

Urban Sawmilling Series Episode V - Kamuela Hardwoods

Established in 2010 as a collaboration between an ISA Certified Arborist and a sustainable building consultant, Josh Greenspan and Alex Woodbury of Kamuela Hardwoods save logs from the landfill to create locally-sourced, high-quality, salvaged lumber for islander woodworkers, builders, and instrument makers in their Hawaiian community.

 

Customer Spotlight: Timber Koke's Sawmill

Cody and Ashley Koke run Timber Koke’s Sawmill, a custom milling operation in Brooklyn, Prince Edward Island. Established in 2015, Timber Koke’s specializes in supplying hardwood material for lobster traps as well as dimensional lumber for both homeowners and professional clients.

 

Mississippi Sawyer Builds Timber Frame Home

Mack Lowery turned a tragedy into a dream come true when he finished his stunning hand built, two-story, timber frame home in the dense woodlands of Mississippi.

 

Woodworker Uses Western Juniper Tree to Create High Value Wood Products

Kendall Derby is passionate about his work but realistic about the challenges he faces to achieve his business and personal goals.

 

Thin Kerf Sawmilling on Orcas Island Helps to Build a Stronger Community

Kaj Enderlein is passionate about working with his Orcas Island, Washington neighbors to rediscover the art of locally based sustainable living.

 

North Carolina Homesteader Builds Mobile Solar Kiln

A self-proclaimed homesteader, Nathan Brown was tired of powderpost beetles destroying the lumber he laid out to air dry, so he decided to build a solar kiln.

 

Italian Fertilizer Company Produces Pallets with LT40 Sawmill

An Italian fertilizer company incorporated a Wood-Mizer LT40 sawmill in order to produce pallets to suit their specific requirements, not realizing at first the various ways the sawmill would provide opportunities for further growing their profits.

 

Crafting Fine Handmade Furniture in Tasmania

Recognized as one of Tasmania’s finest wood furniture craftsmen, fourth generation woodworker Craig Howard turns sustainable sourced timber into handmade furniture in Tasmania’s capital city of Hobart. 

 

Vermont Sawyer Builds 3-Story Timber Frame Barn

On a 175-acre farm in central Vermont, Ben Falk needed a barn to serve as a research center and host site for permaculture courses and other educational workshops.

 

Log Splitter and Sawmill Provide Economic Benefits for Custom Sawing Company in Central Oregon

Clifford Goins’ approach to his wood products business is as neat, clean, and straightforward as his production facility.

 

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