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…

009 Interview with Megan Offner of NY Heartwoods

This episode we spoke with Megan Offner of NY Heartwoods. She used to work in NYC as a set designer. After seeing the amount of waste in that industry, she devoted the next phase of her career to working in a sustainable way. She learned about the sawmill industry and low and behold, she went full…

008 Interview with Ted Alexander of Ted Alexander Makes

We had the chance to talk with Ted Alexander. I discovered him on Instagram and found out that he has a pretty prolific Youtube following with over 5000 subscribers. He talks about how he just got into woodworking, sawmill business, and his biggest mistake so far that set his business back. Why I love sycamore….

007 Interview with Aaron Cross of Crosscut Lumber

Get an inside look at how a former retired city worker is building a prolific and profitable portable sawmill business. Hear how he started, his partnerships, and what tools he used to grow his business. Aaron is a client of Sawmill Business. Check out his website at http://crosscutlumber.com and on instagram at http://instagram.com/crosscutlumber. We picked…

006 Interview with Nathan Brown from Old World Timber

  I interviewed Nathan Brown the founder and owner of Old World Timber. They are one of the largest reclaim businesses in the world. Hear about Nathan’s beginnings, how he grew his business, and where he thinks the industry is going. Really inspiring stuff!   Check out our latest Wallboard Art install just outside of…

005 Sawmill Business Podcast Interview with Jason Hibbs of Bourbon Moth

In this episode, we talk with Jason Hibbs of Bourbon Moth. He runs a woodworking shop and handmade goods business with his wife in Oregon. Hear about his history, how he markets his business, and what he does to stay ahead product wise. He’s got an amazing and nicely curated Instagram account that drives a ton…

003 Sawmill Business Podcast Interview with Tad Derrickson of TN Tree

In this episode of Sawmill Business Podcast, we talk with Tad Derrickson of TN Tree. Tad talks about his early exposure to trees, what his most important tools are for growing his business, and what the future looks like for him. He’s an incredibly positive man, who does great work, and is amazing at promoting…

How to Get More Testimonials

Testimonials are the fuel that helps your wood business grow. But how do you even get testimonials in the first place? Every customer or client that you work with from when you’re finishing up cutting wood, or delivering and selling that piece, to loading up their truck should be giving you a testimonial. It should be…

002 Sawmill Business Podcast Interview with Treg Sherman of Urbn Timber

In this episode of Sawmill Business Podcast we talk with Treg Sherman of Urbn Timber in Columbus, Ohio. Hear him talk about how they got started, what motivates them, and how they promote themselves using Instagram. Treg’s a great guy and I’m excited we got to feature his business.   Working on assembling a massive…