The Power Of Using A Website For Your Business

  On this podcast – we’re back with more Q&A! This week – we’re answering these questions… How important is a website? I have no idea how to create a website. Where do I start and what’s the most affordable? A few years ago, it seemed that having a website was the be all –…

How to grow your wood business

063 Q&A: Growing Your Wood Business Client Base & Your Social Following

  As i’m in the middle of a transition and re-brand of the Sawmill Business, I’ve been asking our audience a lot of questions. Why? Because I want to know what you’re thinking, feeling, and doing in your businesses so that I can identify your problems and challenges and in turn, help you grow your…

Everwood Designs Showroom

062 Growing Your Brand with a Showroom with EverWoods Designs

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED Today, we’re talking to Steve Timmermans from EverWoods Designs. Starting part-time in early 2000, Steve decided to acquire his own logs for lumber at the same time that live edge was making a comeback. As a former biologist with a background in ecology, he transitioned from this profession into the woodworking…

061 Diversifying Your Wood Business with James Vann of Summerhill Woodwork

ABOUT On this episode, we’re talking to James Vann of Summerhill Woodwork. Based in the south east of England, James diversifies his business by utilizing his wood skills in several areas. When he’s not running his sawmill, he also does tree and forestry work. HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED When he was fourteen, James started selling firewood…

060 Wolfbear Wood Designs on Using an Alaskan Mill to Run his Business

  HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED. Today, we’re talking with Bryce Mann of Wolfbear Wood Designs. About two years ago, Bryce started as a woodworking hobbyist. As he started piecing small projects together and began to learn more about the work, he soon felt confident enough to start selling his designs. Completely self-taught, Bryce has learned…

059 Nature’s Fell On Starting an Urban Lumber Brand in the Metro NYC Area

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED Located in North Central, New Jersey, Scott started Nature’s Fell with his stepbrother, Bob Snyder. With a background as a professional chef, Scott spent years in the foodservice industry. After Hurricane Sandy hit and wiped out the restaurant where he worked, Scott bought a sawmill, learned how to use it, and…

058 Knock On Wood Custom On How He’s Growing His Business

How He Got His Start Today, we’re talking to Justin Pruitt of Knock on Wood Custom. Justin came into the ownership of Knock on Wood by happenstance. It was four years ago that he met with an older gentleman to help him with some sawing work. It was at this moment that he fell in…

054 Having a small wood craft business with Stephen Beaulac of SB Design Co

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED. Today we’re talking with Stephen Beaulac of SB Design Co. Stephen has always been interested in building things with wood and loves spending hours in his shop creating. Planning to retire from his day job in November, he plans on pursuing his woodworking business full time. Stephen says that the look…