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Two German Carpenters Set Up a Workshop for Wooden Furniture Design

When Heiner Schäfers and Aron Keidel, two woodworking enthusiasts, met at the master carpentry school in Germany, a parade of great ideas has begun. They started working together twelve years ago, and today they run a truly unique business in Recklinghausen in Germany.

Woman-Owned Contract Sawmilling in Germany

Bad Berka is a small health resort in the German region of Thuringia. Here we meet Sandra Eule, one of very few Wood-Mizer 'female' contract sawmills in Germany.

Traditional bells sound better thanks to oak yokes and belfries

How to get the best sound out of a church bell? German experts with 300-year of experience claim it takes great skill and something more - a yoke from oak wood!

Forest Owners Sawing Beetle-Kill and Windfall Logs to Add Value

Need to clear the forest after a windfall? Are there trees affected by the bark beetle? One profitable solution is to saw damaged logs into more valuable lumber for homesteads and sale.

Wood-Mizer Sawmill Cuts 2,000-Year-Old Bog Oak in Germany

After two thousand years under water, an oak trunk from the Elbe River in Germany was sawn, dried, and turned into valuable material that will last for centuries.

Old Carpentry Workshop in Germany Upgraded

Wood-Mizer's MP360 planer/moulder improves speed and accuracy in a German carpentry workshop that is steeped in history. Situated in Gartow in lower East Saxony, Germany, the protected industrial monument building has been used as a sawmill and woodworking shop since 1923. Moritz Kollenrott, the main carpenter of Montagebau Keller, explains: “This half-timbered building is built in a traditional way and is classified as an historical monument. The attic even holds the historic steam engine which supplied the whole village with electricity.”

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