Success Stories

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.

 

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.

 

Industrial Sawmill Business - Westgate Urban Woods

Westgate Urban Woods salvages walnut trees with two LT70 portable sawmills and a WM1000 sawmill. 

 

WM1000 Industrial Sawmill Installations Around the World

With 2016 being a record year for WM1000 industrial sawmill installations, sawmillers around the world report on how they are using the massive sawmill to cut their biggest logs, increase yield, and improve cutting accuracy.

 

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.

 

Custom Sawmilling Profitable for Oregon Family Business

Oregon family sawmill operation, Cook Woods, produces custom slabs from more than 250 different species of wood with their Wood-Mizer WM1000 industrial sawmill.

 

Farmers Find Profits in Processing English Oak

A sawmill may not be the first thing you expect to see on a beef cattle and sheep farm in England, especially when the mill, sited next to the farmhouse, houses the largest capacity Wood-Mizer WM1000 industrial sawmill.

 

Salvaging Vancouver Urban Timber

Vancouver Urban Timberworks utilizes their WM1000 sawmill to produce live-edge slabs and custom wood furniture from locally salvaged wood.

 

Salvaging Fallen Giants

Jennifer Alger recounts her once in a lifetime experience when Far West Forest Products salvaged three, old-growth, windfall, giant sequoia redwood trees in California.

 

A Passion for Salvaged Walnut

Westgate Urban Woods began with the vision of two men who recognized an opportunity to salvage underutilized claro walnut and english walnut trees.

 

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