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Sawmilling Oak with Wood-Mizer Machines at the Welsh Customer Days 2023

In 2023, the annual Wood-Mizer Customer Days were held at the Oak Frame Company in Saint Asaph, Northern Wales. Simon Belfield, a passionate sawmiller and company owner, specializes in making oak and larch products. “I have always enjoyed working with wood,” says Simon. “Wood appeals to everybody. It has so many end-uses. It’s a phenomenal product at the end of the day.”

Sawmilling, Cheese Making, and Farming in the Slovenian Alps

A Slovenian farmer talks about life in his mountain village, why he decided to buy a sawmill, and how the sawmill now helps the local community.

Building Shephard Cabins with Wood-Mizer Machines in the French Alps

Alongside building quality log cabins for the shepherds, Aleksander Salicis, a carpenter from Plan du Verdon in the French Alps, uses local wood to provide carpentry services and products for his customers. Aleksander operates multiple Wood-Mizer machines for his sawmilling and woodworking company, Salicis Charpente.

Sawmilling at a Wooden Door Production in Indonesia

By investing wisely in sawmill equipment, an Indonesian door manufacturer has improved lumber quality, optimized productivity, and increased yields of valuable tropical timber.

Wood Furniture Making in Lower Saxony, Germany

Large logs are often inexpensive but more difficult to handle; only some woodworkers can process them. However, these difficulties did not stop Jan Narten, a young woodworker from Germany who cuts large-diameter logs and makes unique wooden furniture.

A Mobile Sawmill in the French Mountains: Sawing in Any Season!

With Wood-Mizer LT70 mobile sawmill, French sawmiller Serge Jourdan cuts local wood for carpenters, makes custom sawing, and is available at any time to help other Wood-Mizer sawmill users in the Haut-Verdon Valley in Beauvezer.

The Legendary Wood-Mizer LT40 Sawmill: Learn What Sawmillers Tell About This Machine

“The LT40 is a fantastic and useful machine. It works well in every weather. It does a great job in contract sawmilling in the mountains. It is simple to operate, and I can transport it to the sawmilling site when it is attached to the car as a trailer. I don’t have to carry heavy logs to the stationary sawmill anymore. I enjoy working on my LT40 sawmill,” says David Jones from Scotland, a user of the LT40 and one of the thousands of happy owners of this legendary machine.

Sawing Lumber for Cabins in Michigan

Steve Kesti, owner of Backwoods Lumber and volunteer firefighter, uses his Wood-Mizer LT40 hydraulic portable sawmill and MP260 planer/moulder to produce and sell lumber for cabins, chicken coops, siding, flooring and other products in Michigan, USA.

Sawmilling in the French Alps with a Wood-Mizer LT70 Mobile Sawmill

What is the best sawmill for working in mountainous areas? Sawmilling in the Alps requires much character and determination from the local sawmillers. Towing sawmills up mountainous roads can be challenging, even for the most experienced sawmillers. Apart from the skills and practical knowledge about wood, they also need the proper sawmilling equipment to do their job well.

Building Santa’s Sleigh with a Wood-Mizer Portable Sawmill

With the combination of being a woodworker and owning a Wood-Mizer portable sawmill, Gregg Turk was able to build an incredible new wooden sleigh for Santa Claus.

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