As we approach the end of 2016, there are still many Sawmill & Woodlot items "not to be missed."
John Monks wanted to honor Vermont's heritage trees by turning them into beautiful objects, rather than seeing them end in a landfill or a chipper. He also had to make a living, so, with a consulting grant from the Vermont Farm & Forest Viability Program, he crafted a business plan that helped him do both.
It's a mistake to focus your business strategy solely on the production side. To be profitable your firm needs to sell your product or service on an ongoing basis.
Some sawyers need direction in analyzing a log's face after sawing begins-so here it is.
Baker Products is well known for its manufacture of a range of sawmills, from its small manual EZ mill to the high-production Dominator, but do you know the history of the company?
The overall strategy is to improve productivity of the area by removing mature or unaccept- able growing stock, releasing acceptable growing stock or regeneration, and creating regeneration where acceptable growing stock is sparse or absent.