Restoration of Ancient Monasteries in Bulgaria With Wood-Mizer Sawmills
The Orthodox Monastery Varovitets in Etropole, Bulgaria, emerged in 1158 and turned into a treasury of spiritual knowledge in the Middle Ages where monks copied liturgical books. With the help of two Wood-Mizer sawmills, the monastery is currently being restored with the exact preservation of its authentic architecture.
Wooden Spoon and Plate Handcrafting: An Italian Family Keeps Their Traditional Business Alive
A family of Alpine Italian woodworkers is among the 10% of local wood businesses that survived the crisis. Find out how they did it.
An Exciting Project from the USA: Vintage Garage for Ford Auto Museum
When the Model T Ford Club of America decided to build a museum dedicated to “the car that put the world on wheels”, Richmond, Indiana seemed to be the perfect fit. A town lost in time, Richmond is one of the birthplaces of the early jazz movement, where jazz giants like Jelly Roll Morton, Bix Beiderbecke, and King Oliver’s band with the young Louis Armstrong on the horn performed and recorded some of their first songs.
Mobile solar kiln protects lumber from insects and water damage
A homesteader Nathan Brown from North Carolina, USA, was tired of powder-post beetles destroying the lumber he laid out to air dry, so he decided to build a solar kiln.
Building an Aspen Timber Octagonal House in Finland
A Finnish entrepreneur John Ujanen applied paradoxes of octagonal geometry and built a super-efficient octagonal house from aspen timber.