The August TimberLine features a cover story on Valley View Industries, a British Columbia business that specializes in high-quality cedar wood products such as decks, saunas and gazebos. Then in Peach Bottom, Pennsylvania, we get an inside look at an Amish-family business, Stoltzfus Forest Products, and how it’s positioned itself for the future with a new sawmill. In Colorado, a building contractor changes his business model from building timber frame homes to supplying timber frame components for other builders. Two researchers also explain how lean thinking tools can help sawmill and logging operations to reduce waste. The July TimberLine features a cover story on Allegheny Wood Products, a leading manufacturer of hardwood lumber that exports kiln-dried production lumber to 20 countries. Then in South Carolina, we visit Ashley River Lumber Company and learn how the business successfully transitioned its focus from producing volume to manufacturing quality high-end products. In Kentucky, we showcase a growing sawmill that was originally started by a carpenter, who needed to source his own lumber to make craftsman style furniture, and a retiree, who was one of his furniture cus...