LT15 Customer Stories

Discovering the Beauty of Wood in the French Alps with Wood-Mizer Equipment

"In the Savoye region, wood is alive all the time. Even if it's cut, it still lives and serves the people," claims Yvan Cometto, a carpenter from a small village in the French Alps. In his company YC Charpente, Yvan makes wood products from the local timber using Wood-Mizer equipment. He enjoys working with wood while discovering its beauty. "I wouldn't change this place for anything else in the world," he admits with a smile.

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.

The Building of Noah's Ark

One of Wood-Mizer’s smallest sawmills was used to cut 50% of the timber for the world’s largest freestanding timber frame structure – a Biblically-sized reconstruction of Noah’s Ark.

Handcrafting Zen Chairs in Japan

At the base of Mt. Fuji in Japan, world-renowned woodworker Tak Yoshino creates custom, handcrafted chairs that promote proper and healthy posture through the practice of Zen. As a result of his chairs receiving worldwide acclaim and an increasing number of woodworkers learning Japanese carpentry from Tak, he is currently building a woodworking school with sustainably harvested timber from his own forest.

From Ice Cubes to Ice Hotels – A Norwegian Ice Cutter Modernizes a Traditional Art Form

Thomas Orderud, owner and operator of DesignIce, started harvesting ice from a local lake in Southeastern Norway about 15 years ago. Today Thomas can supply “everything from ice cubes to ice hotels” from his frosty 400 square meter workshop. Even in the winter he keeps the temperature at a steady -5 degrees Celcius (23 degrees Fahrenheit) so his 500-600 ton stock of ice blocks stay frozen solid.

Items 1 to 6 of 10 total

Page