016: 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…

015 Matt Cremona: How to Grow Your Personal Brand and Turn your Passion Into Profit

This episode we talk with Matt Cremona, a woodworker and youtube personality. In this show you’ll learn how he turned turned being laid off from work into an opportunity to start his woodworking business. He also talks about how he uses his youtube and social media for building his audience and selling more products. Lastly, you’ll…

014 Cliff Spencer Alabama Sawyer on Selling Your Vision and Building A Community

In this week’s episode we’re thrilled to interview Cliff Spencer from Alasaw aka The Alabama Sawyer. Fresh off winning a $100,000 business plan competition where he beat out tech companies, Cliff talks passionately about how the urban lumber movement is on the rise and how he’s positioning his company and his brand to take advantage of…

013 Interview with Charles DeGreek Knotthead Custom Sawing

This week’s episode 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. Check out his website: www.knottheadcustomsawing.com Check out…

012 Interview with Jim Birkemeier of Timbergreen Farm

In this week’s episode we talk with a real industry leader. Jim Birkemeier of Timbergreen Farm in Wisconsin has been a forester for 40 years. He runs a family farm and that is a new alternative to the timber industry. His philosophy is to keep local trees in the community and support the people and…

011 Interview with Seth from Urban Lumber Co

In this episode, we talk with Seth San Filippo who’s the owner of Urban Lumber Company. In this longer episode we go into his history, the risks he takes, the products he sells, and his strategy for growing his business. This episode is full of value and inspiration. Leave a comment below and tell us what…

010 Interview with Chad from West Coast Custom Timber

This episode we interview Chad from West Coast Custom Timber. Relatively new to the industry, Chad talks about how he got started, how he’s spending his time, and how he’s growing his business in Vancouver Island, Canada! Check out his great website at http://westcoastcustomtimber.ca and his Instagram account at https://www.instagram.com/westcoastcustomtimber   A photo posted by Chad…