034 Selling Your Custom Wood Product on Etsy with Rough Sawn Detroit

HOW THE BUSINESS STARTED On this episode, I chat with Mathew Wlotkowski of Rough Sawn Detroit. For Mathew, the business started out as a hobby. He had and wanted to get into cutting lavage material he had been buying for a while for his own stuff like tables, but later on, figured it would be…

031 Leaving a Comfortable Full Time Job with Brodye Chappell

HOW BRODYE CHAPPELL GOT STARTED IN THE BUSINESS Brodye worked in his father’s custom home building business for 15 years. He humbly began by selling lumber but quickly worked his way up to being the lead finish carpenter in his crew. Dedicated to his work and building some really cool stuff, his friends started noticing…

030 Adding A Chainsawmill to Your Woodworking Business With Slumberyard Handcrafted

Get insights, and motivation from incredible interviews from people inside the sawmill business industry. Get the marketing and business skills that you need to be able to grow you sawmill business. In this episode Host, Steve interviews Joshua Kincaid a sawmill business owner from Rockford, Illinois. [00:00:53] Woodworking with his grandfather as a child he…

026 Building a Sawmill Empire with Robert Rise of NY City Slab

For episode 026 Robert Rising of NY City Slab is our guest. A bit about NY City Slab At NY City Slab, Robert and his team mill urban lumber from what might seem an unlikely source. The idea began when Robert was building a house and wanted to use local wood. Robert found that trees…

024 Focusing on Your Strengths with Jeff Perry from Angel City Lumber

For episode 24, we’re getting to know Jeff Perry from Angel City Lumber. Angel City Lumber was born out of the need to make the somewhat ad hoc sawmill services in LA more streamlined. The business grew from a small idea: sourcing trees marked for landfill and harvesting them for lumber to a full scale…

023 Launching a Startup Sawmill Business with Shane of Cape Cod Sawmill Co

On this episode we’re getting to know Shane from Cape Cod Sawmill Company Cape Cod Sawmill is located in Bourne, Massachusetts, the company started in April, 2016. Shane started the business with his brother in law, Brian, a tree surgeon who wanted to do something positive with the timber rather than see it consigned to…

022 Vinny Walsh of Walsh Woodworks on the Power of the Chainsaw MIll

On today’s show, we get to know Vinny Walsh of Walsh Woodworks. Vinny is from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Vinny started Walsh Woodworks in 2016. He wanted to return to his upbringing working on the sawmill. In this podcast we will learn How Vinny Walsh set up his sawmill business after 18 years working in the…