Congratulations to Gene Wengert for his recent introduction to the MFMA Hall of Fame.
Most who spend time in the woods have helped themselves to handful of wild berries in the heat of summer or gathered black walnuts in the fall. These wild foods are counted among life's simple pleasures - a reward from the natural world.
While it took some time to establish a client base, this sawmill owner has demonstrated that there is a need for good sawmilling skills and custom wood products made on demand in rural areas - and he has urban customers as well!
The pandemic and the forest products industry.
October 1-3, 2021
Guernsey Co. Fairgrounds
The greater the distance between operating frequency of the sawing machine and the frequency of the blade itself, the more stable the blade will be and the straighter the cut.
Autumn olive, bush honeysuckle, Japanese honeysuckle, multiflora rose, tree of heaven, garlic mustard, and sericea lespedeza, to name only a few, are unwelcome invaders of our forests and woodlands. These and other invasive plants compete with desirable native woodland flora for light, water, and essential nutrients.