Canada Customer Stories

Building a Rustic Log Cabin in Ontario

Jerry Ball achieved his dream of building a rustic log cabin in Ontario with help from his team of logging horses and his Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

Building a Cedar Greenhouse in British Columbia

Stan Kujala built a dream greenhouse on his lakeside property in Port Alberni, British Columbia with Douglas fir and cedar milled on his Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

Custom Portable Sawmilling on Vancouver Island

West Coast Custom Timber on Vancouver Island has experienced growth in demand and repeat customers with a Wood-Mizer hydraulic portable sawmill and board edger.

Building a Creek-Side Cabin in British Columbia

Travel across a small footbridge from Andrew Koessler’s main cabin in British Columbia and find a picturesque creek-side guest cabin milled and made with a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

Sawmilling Salvaged Wood in Southern Ontario

Located in southern Ontario, Rustic and Reclaimed's unique business model includes offering demolition services for old, unused barns and salvaging the wood. This wood, as well as other logs salvaged by the company, are processed on a Wood-Mizer LT28 and turned into usable lumber and live edge slabs.

From Farming to Custom Sawmilling in Alberta

Looking for a change of pace, farmer Dave Slingerland seized the opportunity to buy HC Forest Products, a custom sawmilling company in southern Alberta. More than a decade later, Dave has no regrets.

Building an Island Dream Home off the British Columbia Coast

On the secluded Gambier Island off the British Columbia Coast, Mike Collier utilized his Wood-Mizer LT15 portable sawmill to turn local trees into lumber in order to build his dream project: a beautiful island home.

Saskatchewan Sawmiller Doubles Production with Wood-Mizer Portable Sawmill

Christiansen Lumber in northwestern Saskatchewan, Canada doubles production and maximizes lumber recovery with a Wood-Mizer LT70 electric sawmill.

Mathematics Professor Builds Cedar Chapel by the Salish Sea

Five feet from the shore of the Salish Sea in British Columbia, Canada stands a majestic cedar chapel artfully crafted from locally salvaged dead cedar trees by 80-year-old retired mathematics professor Lowell Hinrichs and his Wood-Mizer portable sawmill.

British Columbia Sawmill Focuses On High Demand Wood Products

Morris Sawmill and Lumber supplies sawn timber for custom homes, wood decks, and fences in British Columbia with a Wood-Mizer LT40 hydraulic portable sawmill.

The Joys of Working with Wood

Retired police officer Gary Phillips is using his 45 acre woodlot in Nova Scotia and Wood-Mizer LT35 hydraulic portable sawmill to help people struggling with PTSD.

Making End Grain Cutting Boards in Nova Scotia

Located on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia, Canada, Larch Wood handcrafts wooden end grain cutting boards from sustainably managed and harvested larch trees.

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.

Valley View Cedar Producer Builds Business in British Columbia

Located on two acres in Kamloops, British Columbia, Valley View Industries produces and sells a variety of cedar products including gazebos, fencing, and more to customers throughout North America and Japan.

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.

Sawing Heavy Timbers for Movie Sets in Alberta

Fifth generation Brooks Sawmill in Alberta, Canada produces lumber, beams, and heavy timbers for high-profile movie sets, log homes, furniture, and landowners.

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.

Salvaging Urban Timber in Vancouver

Eric Savics and Danny Hagge established Van Urban Timber to produce live-edge slabs and custom wood furniture from locally salvaged urban trees in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Manufacturing Fish and Produce Boxes in New Brunswick

G.L. Wood Products in New Brunswick, Canada manufactures a variety of wood products including wooden boxes, pallets, stickers & laths, and dunnage with two Wood-Mizer six-head horizontal resaws.

Former Electrician Builds Dream Home in British Columbia

With eight years of hard work and dedication, along with a few helpers and a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill, Nathan accomplished his lifelong dream of building his own home.

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