Success Stories

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.

 

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. 

 

LT15 Helps Scottish Teacher Prove Viability of Traditional Woodcraft

A schoolteacher in Scotland proves the relevance of traditional woodworking in the modern marketplace by starting his own timber frame business.

 

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.

 

Diversification Brings Profitability for English Farmer

Henry Brown diversified his hill farm in Northern England by cutting and selling timber locally with a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

 

Farming and Sawmilling in the Swiss Alps

Heini Hutter uses a personal sawmill to make lumber for repairs and improvements around his mountain farm in Switzerland.

 

The Building of Noah's Ark

One of Wood-Mizer’s smallest sawmills was used to cut 50% of the timber for the world’s largest freestanding timber frame structure – a Biblically-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark.

 

Habitat for Humanity Provides Locally Rescued Wood

Wisconsin's dead urban trees could produce over 73 million board feet of lumber each year. The Habitat for Humanity of Wisconsin's Rescued Wood program is diverting these urban trees from the waste stream and providing locally rescued wood products to their surrounding community.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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