A self-proclaimed homesteader, Nathan Brown was tired of powderpost beetles destroying the lumber he laid out to air dry, so he decided to build a solar kiln.
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.
On a 175-acre farm in central Vermont, Ben Falk needed a barn to serve as a research center and host site for permaculture courses and other educational workshops.
Heini Hutter uses a personal sawmill to make lumber for repairs and improvements on his organic mountain farm in Switzerland.
Mark Miller has accomplished his youthful dream of building a remote fishing lodge in the wilderness of Alaska.
A few years ago, a major piece of our homesteading puzzle fell into place when we bought a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill. Up to that point we'd been dependent on the lumber yard and its supply, as well as friends and acquaintances with occasional stacks of lumber.
Billy Reeder didn’t just build his own cabin, he built a new life. A simple life. A good life.