Sawmilling and Woodworking for Education in Wisconsin
Located in Northern Wisconsin, in the small town of Antigo, Travis Allen and Logan Wells have dedicated their talents to teaching sawmilling and woodworking at Northcentral Technical College (NTC). In doing so, Travis and Logan have set their sights on educating and preparing the next generation of woodworkers and forest products professionals.
Sustainable Logging and Sawmilling in Sandy, Oregon
Chuck Vance has spent the last thirty years shaping his 39 acres of forest near Sandy, Oregon. Chuck’s forest can provide enough logs each year to sustainably support his sawmill, benefiting his environmental goals and his community’s goals as well. Through those years he has sequestered more than 50 million pounds of CO2 equivalent in greenhouse gases.
Reclaiming Urban Timber in Pennsylvania
Located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Manayunk Timber is a family-owned and operated urban sawmill that uses their Wood-Mizer portable sawmill to preserve the city’s rich history.
Recycling Timber from Treetops to Tabletops in Sydney
Located in Yagoona, New South Wales, Australia, Bass Mahmood and his team at Aus Arbor use a Wood-Mizer LT15WIDE portable sawmill to recycle trees destined for removal into usable timber.
Milling Eucalyptus in the South Island of New Zealand
The northern region of New Zealand’s South Island is home to a temperate climate with good rainfall – creating the perfect condition for rapid growth in the plantation forestry industry. In 2012, Justin Wells saw an opportunity in milling local tree species, and Logs 2 Lumber began.
Sawmilling on the Side in the Whitsunday Region of Queensland
Craig and Janelle Yeomans of Whitsunday Timber in Cannon Valley, Queensland, Australia, use their Wood-Mizer portable sawmill to help neighboring residents and businesses make use of the area’s valuable natural resources.
Q & A With Colin Goldsmith, Wood-Mizer Australia Dealer
Wood-Mizer sits down with Colin Goldsmith, Wood-Mizer Australia Dealer, who shares his background in sawmilling, details about his own sawmill business, and advice for sawmill owners.
Building Wooden Toy Cars for Operation Christmas Child
Ken Postema, My Wood-Mizer Project Contest award-winner and woodworker from Michigan, USA uses his Wood-Mizer portable sawmill and planer/moulder to build tens of thousands of wooden toy cars for Operation Christmas Child.
Salvage Sawmilling and Furniture Making in Victoria
The Wood Project is a salvage sawmilling business started by Sarah and Nath Worth in Victoria, Australia. Starting out primarily as a firewood business, Sarah and Nath added a Wood-Mizer LT50 WIDE hydraulic portable sawmill and a wood drying kiln to their operation and now produce furniture and other finished timber products.
Sawmilling Island Specialty Timbers in Tasmania
Island Specialty Timbers in Tasmania, Australia, utilize an LT70 Super Hydraulic portable sawmill and other wood processing equipment to ensure that customers enjoy all the benefits of the unique wood species growing on the island.
Expanding the Narrow Gate Through Woodworking
The Narrow Gate Foundation has helped more than 500 young men discover a relationship with Jesus Christ while finding and pursuing their life’s purpose through woodworking.
New South Wales Sawmill Provides Timber for Rural Properties
Select-A-Fence located in New South Wales, provides property development and timber construction for people who are escaping to the country or need a property upgrade for their rural Australian lifestyle.
Building 600 Homes in Fiji After Cyclone Winston
After the Southern Hemisphere’s most-powerful cyclone hit the Fijian islands in 2016, a group of dedicated missionaries and volunteers traveled from Montana, Alabama, Tennessee, Iowa, Oregon, and California to begin an extensive rebuilding project that resulted in more than 600 homes built for dozens of Fijian island communities.
Building Churches and Schools in Papua New Guinea
Missionary Jesse Pryor returned to Papua New Guinea where he was born and raised to build churches, schools, and medical facilities for the local community in the remote jungle.
Urban Sawmilling in Hawaii
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.
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.
Sawmilling Native Timbers in Tasmania
Tasmanian Native Timbers is a boutique family-owned sawmill and timber supply business based in the Northwest of Tasmania, Australia. Our sawmill had been operated at the same location for more than ten years when we took over the business from the previous owner. It has been run by the Bird family including myself, Helen and Nelson for just over 3 years.
Sawing Logs and Moulding Finished Flooring in Scotland
Sandy Crook retired from his full-time tree business to spend more time turning timber into finished products with his Wood-Mizer sawmills and MP360 planer/moulder.
One LT15 Produces Timber for 50,000 Beehives in Zambia
Developed by missionary philanthropist John Enright, a co-op style honey initiative, is taking off in Zambia, and improving lives for the 10,000 individuals already involved.