sacling up your urban wood opportunities with log deck photo

USFSUrbanWebinarNotice_Dec2019   This webinar is open to all. We are seeking 1.25 CEU with the International Society of Arboriculture. Check our website for updates and to watch recordings of previous webinars. Contact the Urban Forest Technology & Science Delivery Team at SM.FS.urban@usda.gov with questions, feedback, requests for special accommodations, or speaker suggestions. To receive future…

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Atmospheric Carbon and Carbon Storage in Urban Wood Products

Click on the link below for this Presentation Based on Two Research Projects Conducted by Sam Sherrill and Steve Bratkovich in 2011 and 2018. Atmospheric Carbon and Carbon Storage in Urban Wood Products

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Urban Lumber Winters Makers Market Dec 7th 2019

winter makers market Come support local makers making wooden gifts and furniture out of Urban Salvaged and Reclaimed woods at that Winter Makers Market in Anaheim.  You’ll also get to see a Wood-Mizer LT70 Super fully hydraulic sawmill in action turning salvaged urban city trees into beautiful lumber and slabs. and you’ll be able to…

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Standards for Certification and Chain of Custody for Urban, Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods

Standards for Certification and Chain of Custody for Urban, Salvaged and Reclaimed Woods Urban wood professionals have been talking for years about setting Standards for all of North America for Urban Lumber so that we’re all on the same page with processes and nomenclature.  We’ve discussed certification, and even considered and made efforts towards having…

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Trent Dean – An innovative artist, designer, and one of our members!

This week, we’re highlighting one of our members, Trent Dean! Based in Sacramento, Ca, Trent specializes in unique and long-lasting custom furniture making, as well as home accents. One thing is certain, if you commision Trent Dean, you will end up with a piece that’s about as far away from what you could purchase at…

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Building an Urban Lumber Company with Ponderosa Millworks

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED Today we’re talking with Michael Veneziano from Ponderosa Millworks. At seventeen, Michael was busy working on a landscape site when a tree service worker came up to him and asked for his help “wrangling” some trees. After that, Michael was sold on his love of the work. The worker turned out…

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Deadwood Revival, Firefighting, and the U.S. Forestry Service

DANNY TORRES With what started as a passion for forestry, chainsaws and tree cutting, Danny Torres turned these sawyer skills into his business, Deadwood Revival Design. Based out of San Luis Obispo, CA, Deadwood Revival is a wood and steel fabrication outfit. One day, while talking with a friend, Danny listened as his buddy told him…

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Getting Serious About Marketing Your Wood & Sawmill Business with Tom Loeschner from GreyWood Design

Tom Loeschner came to us as a former student of the Sawmill Business Bootcamp. Specializing in making custom furniture, Tom provides his clients with something that he refers to as “tree to table service”- a service which is very popular with customers who love the concept of having a table crafted from a tree in…

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Far West Forest’s Jennifer Alger on How to Start A Sawmill Business

In this episode, President of Far West Forest Products, Jennifer Alger breaks down how she runs her business, how she spends her time and gives the blueprint and plan to start your own sawmill business. She’s also the exclusive Woodmizer sales person for California and Nevada so she has a ton of experience finding the…

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Interview with Charles DeGreek – Knotthead Custom Sawing

  On this week’s Sawmill Podcast, we interview Charles DeGreek from Knotthead Custom Sawing. Based in Northern California, Charles and his family run this small but growing sawmilling operation. Listen as he talks about his process for getting customers, how he spends his time, and what the future looks like for him. Website: www.knottheadcustomsawing.com Instagram: www.instagram.com/knottheadcustomsawing    …

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