Monday, September 2, 2019
Maple syrup is a unique product,
which is made according to an ancient Indian recipe from the juice of a special
type of maple trees grown in North America.
For the barn construction, Herbert sawed roughly 2,8m3 of
white pine and ash on his Wood-Mizer LT40 hydraulic sawmill for siding,
trusses, and structural.
“Without my Wood-Mizer sawmill, I would not have been able to take on
projects like this if I had to buy the lumber from the store,” said Herbert.
Herbert finished the 4,3m x 6,1m sugarhouse in just six months by
using timber frame construction methods.
“I love it. Everybody who sees it wants one,” said Herb. “It’s
By sawing his own lumber, Herbert estimated a $4,000 savings on
materials and said his sawmill’s hydraulics helped him the most during the
“It is truly a labor of love,” said Herbert. His sugar house will be
making syrup for family and friends to enjoy for many years to come.
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