Sawmill Provides Environmental and Economic Benefits for Community Forest in British Columbia
Harrop-Procter Community Co-op in southeastern British Columbia, Canada is sustainably managing the community forest while also benefiting the local economy and community.
Reclaiming Old Growth Timber in Saskatchewan
Lincoln Dobson of Last Mountain Timber Wrighting in Saskatchewan turns reclaimed wood from demolished buildings into timber frame structures, building components, and heirloom-quality furniture.
Norwegian Timber Frame Company Upgrades to Extended LT70 Sawmill
Simostranda Stav & Laft is a timber frame construction company located outside of Oslo. The company is operated by Sveinung Bergan and Einar Holm, who have worked together as partners for 22 years.
Restoration of Half-Timbered Houses: From Hobby to Business
Kim and Christian Zibulla family from the small town of Berkum in Germany run a global engineering company. The fascination with the old half-timbered architecture led them to the situation that several years ago they purchased at auction a dilapidated building listed as an architectural monument.
DIY: Wood Sink and Countertop for Farmhouse
Many Wood-Mizer owners do unique interior projects from wood. Eric Means is one of DIY people. When a 90 cm diameter black walnut tree was cut down by the electric company, Eric Means realized the potential value and was determined to salvage the wood. “I milled it with my Wood-Mizer hydraulic LT40 and ended up with beautiful slabs,” said Eric.
TITAN SAWMILL LINE SIGNIFICANTLY IMPROVES PALLET PRODUCER PRODUCTIVITY
Production efficiency is one of the most important factors determining success in the pallet industry and for Mr. Jan Zawada production efficiency has increased spectacularly with a new Wood-Mizer wideband sawmilling line. And his plan for additional improvements is just getting started…
Family Sawmilling Business Producing Pallet and Grade Lumber in Northwest Ohio
The family-owned and operated L. Garbers & Sons Sawmill in Northwest Ohio was established in 1997 by Luther and Kathryn Garbers and their two sons David and Marty. What started out as a side business with a portable sawmill has grown into a full-time operation with a high-production industrial sawmilling system producing thousands of board feet daily of pallet material, cut stock, blocking, and grade lumber in Wauseon, Ohio.
Two WM4000 Sawmills Replace Four LT40s and Boost Output
Miroslav’s company is an excellent example of how a sawmill can grow steadily, investing as needed and growing production capacity without incurring too much risk all at once. Even though the company had six sawmills in operation, Miroslav eventually found that he still needed to increase productivity. So he decided to step up to a Wood-Mizer WM4000 sawmill.
From Ice Cubes to Ice Hotels – A Norwegian Ice Cutter Modernizes a Traditional Art Form
Thomas Orderud, owner and operator of DesignIce, started harvesting ice from a local lake in Southeastern Norway about 15 years ago. Today Thomas can supply “everything from ice cubes to ice hotels” from his frosty 400 square meter workshop. Even in the winter he keeps the temperature at a steady -5 degrees Celcius (23 degrees Fahrenheit) so his 500-600 ton stock of ice blocks stay frozen solid.
Sawing Hardwood for Lobster Traps on Prince Edward Island
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.