Pottage Sawmill: Adding Lumber Milling To Your Landscaping Business

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED Today, we have Dan Pottage of Pottage Sawmill. Dan started out as a landscaper but being based in Southern Alberta, Canada he quickly grew tired of working in the cold. Instead, he took classes and started working in tree removal. This quickly led him down the path to the sawmill life!…

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Sail Cargo: Building a Cargo Ship With A Granberg Chainsaw Mill

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED Today, we have Danielle of Sail Cargo. She started out as a tall ship sailor, then later came up with an idea to build a full wood cargo-only sailing vessel. This was an inspiration from another vessel she experienced in which she loved their concept and mission. She went ahead and…

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Mathew Wlotkowski

Selling Your Custom Wood Product on Etsy with Rough Sawn Detroit

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED On this episode, I chat with Mathew Wlotkowski of Rough Sawn Detroit. For Mathew, his business started out as a hobby, using the salvaged materials that he found to create pieces, he didn’t initially foresee this becoming a profitable gig. He’d been going through the Detroit area, sourcing his material from trees…

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Check out our new Alaskan Winch!

  Features: Enables user to stand more upright. Produces smoother cutting action. More control than ratchet-stlye winches. Fall-away anchor arm means user can winch all the way through the cut. For use with all sizes of Alaskan mill. Compatible with EZ rails and Slabbing Rail brackets.

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Two Brothers Start a Chainsawmill Business with Karl Taylor Wood

A LITTLE ABOUT KARL TAYLOR WOOD Karl Taylor wood is owned by Justin Steinburg and is Located in Abbotsford, an hour from Vancouver, British Columbia. They offer people kiln dried slabs. Drying the slabs takes 6-8 weeks, which they later sell the rough slabs. No sanding or finishing is done on them but just sold…

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