Success Stories

Sawmilling on Vancouver Island

Phil has had plenty of opportunity to use his Wood-Mizer equipment the last few years, building a winery on the family property near Black Creek, on Vancouver Island, in Canada’s most western province of British Columbia.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Father and Son Supply Niche Markets with Custom Wood Products

In Orting, Washington, a handful of miles south of Seattle, Steve and Scott Fenimore operate a professionally managed and marketed custom wood products operation.

 

From Selling Logs to Profitable Sawmilling for Alberta Farmer

Will Vohs, a farmer from Alberta, Canada, discovered that it made a lot more financial sense to transform his easily accessible and good quality trees into wood products than accept what forest companies were prepared to pay him for his standing timber.

 

From Log to Modulog in Wales

In order to manage their woodland profitably, a Welsh father and son timber framing team has developed modular cabins built with timber from their own trees, demonstrating how thoughtful woodland management encourages innovative ways of preserving forests.

 

From Movie Sets To Heavy Timbers, Brooks Sawmill Aims To Supply Them All

The Leonardo DiCaprio movie, ‘The Revenant’ was filmed in southern Alberta, Canada. Its set designers purchased a lot of wood products manufactured by Brooks Sawmill, and this is one of several Western movies that the sawmill has supplied in addition to its highly eclectic client list.

 

Model T Ford Club Creates Vintage Ash Wood Garage

Dan Conder volunteered his time and sawmill to help build a vintage-inspired garage education center for the Model T Ford Club of America in Indiana. 

 

South Carolina Craftsman Builds Timber Frame Display

Ralph Aartun of Table Rock Timber Frames in South Carolina built a timber frame display to capture the elegant, natural beauty of the structures he creates with lumber from his Wood-Mizer sawmill.

 

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