WM1000 Customer Stories

Farming and Sawing Live Edge Slabs in Indiana

Fourth-generation farmer Adrian Hood and his father Randy are growing a successful sawmill business which includes the production of high-value live edge wood slabs, heirloom furniture, and dimensional lumber with a Wood-Mizer wide cut sawmill and slab flattening mill.

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.

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.

Farmers Find Profits in Processing English Oak

The WM1000, which can cut logs up to 1.7m diameter in the centre, was originally designed to meet demand for a cost-effective machine to saw tropical hardwood logs in Asia and Africa, but at Copford Farm Sawmill in Sussex it is proving its worth cutting large diameter oak prized for top grade joinery as well as quarter-sawn material for furniture.

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