Malaysian Company Upgrades to Faster & More Productive Thin-kerf Sawmill
This family operated sawmill in Terengganu, Malaysia shows how even small companies can benefit from modern and more efficient sawmilling machinery.
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.
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.
The Sawmiller's Promise - a sawmiller shares his journey of wood life
From woodworking at a young age to sawmilling with his brother and son, a sawmiller shares his journey of living the wood life and a promise that comes from his love of working with wood.
30 Years of Sawing in Wales with Five Wood-Mizer Sawmills
The former chef turned into a sawyer and the two friends began to travel in the area with a portable sawmill to provide custom wood sawing. After 6 years, David bought his own LT40 mobile sawmill. “It was, I believe, in 1990,” recalls David. “So, yes, I’ve been working with a Wood-Mizer sawmill for more than 30 years.”
Thai Pallet Company Doubles Productivity with One Wood-Mizer Resaw
A modern pallet factory replaced two vertical bandsaws with one Wood-Mizer resaw and doubled its sawing productivity. “We have customers all over the world that come to us with their needs, and we design pallets to those exact specifications,” says Pichit Chiamcharoen, the manager of Pallet Maker Group Co. “We have produced hundreds of variations to meet our customers’ requirements.
Great Oaks from Little Acorns Grow – Engineer Uses LT40 To Transform Career
Paul Grainger is an engineer at heart. Whether it’s restoring motorcycles, repairing farm machinery or building timber-framed roofs, he can turn his hand to it. An eye for detail and a healthy dose of passion for carpentry has seen him build a diverse, busy business across North Yorkshire in England. Having three Wood-Mizer LT40 sawmills since starting the business has helped him go from selling waste wood on eBay to becoming an intrinsic part of a multi-million-pound restoration project at a luxury rural hotel.
Wood-Mizer MP360 Planer/Moulder drives bigger profits at Highlands Sawmill
A Wood-Mizer MP360 Planer/Moulder has joined two Wood-Mizer sawmilling lines at Highlands Sawmill in South Africa, allowing the business to create greater profitability. Highlands Sawmill is located in one of the many fertile valleys outside Harding – a place that is also home to the vast timber-producing forests of Weza and Singisi, in South Africa.
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.”
Wildlife Enthusiasts Receive Assistance in a Timber-Frame Building Project
A Wood-Mizer sawmill processed timber for a local charity in Mid Sussex, England. Soon volunteers will be able to take training and educational courses in the new timber-framed building.