Success Stories

Customer Spotlight: Two Friends, Two LT15s

Operating two growing and thriving businesses that enable six families to make a living, Neptali Lopez and Gabriel Gómez run two Wood-Mizer LT15 sawmills to produce lumber for a variety of indoor furniture in Xalapa, Mexico.

 

Manufacturing Rustic Furniture in Rio Grande, Brazil

Since childhood, Adriano Fuhr watched and helped his father work in a furniture factory, which sparked his interest in woodworking from a young age. The economic situation faced by the country at that time prevented the continuation of the company, forcing the family to replace their business with another one that would provide greater stability.

 

Customer Spotlight: Group CYP

Located in Playa del Carmen, Mexico, Group CYP constructs vacation homes, hotel gazebos, and live edge furniture for residential and commercial spaces. In order to increase production and reduce wood waste, Group CYP upgraded to a 2004 Wood-Mizer LT40 hydraulic portable sawmill.

 

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.

 

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. 

 

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.

 

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.

 

Sawmilling Specialty Timbers in Tasmania

Tasmanian Native Timbers, a boutique family-owned sawmill and timber supply business in Australia, specializes in timbers native to Tasmania. The business has a passion to minimize waste for sustainability and maximize the return from every log sawn.

 

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.

 

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