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Sawmilling 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.

 

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.

 

Sustainable Sawmilling in Hawaii

Established in 2010 as a collaboration between a 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.

 

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.

 

Sawmilling on Vancouver Island

Phil Ludwig has plenty of things that compete for his time, including two young children, but there’s little that he likes better than getting behind the controls of his Wood-Mizer sawmill.

 

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.

 

Thin-Kerf Sawmilling on Orcas Island Helps to Build a Stronger Community

Kaj Enderlein is passionate about working with his Orcas Island, Washington neighbors to rediscover the art of locally based sustainable living.  

 

Log Splitter and Sawmill Provide Economic Benefits for Company in Oregon, USA

Clifford Goins’ approach to his wood products business is as neat, clean, and straightforward as his production facility.

 

Father and Son Team Supply Niche Markets with Custom Wood Products

A quiet revolution demonstrated by businesses like Creative Inventory has changed the face of the world’s forest products industry in recent decades.

 

From Selling Logs to Profitable Sawmilling for Farmer in Alberta, Canada

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.

 

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