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Turner sawmills carve specialty lumber niche

Two sawmills in Turner are specializing in re-manufacturing lumber by taking standard-cut pieces and shaping them into something different.

Two sawmills in Turner are exploiting a niche for specialty lumber by taking standard-cut pieces and shaping them into new forms.

Action Wood Products LLC and Turner Lumber Inc. are separately owned, distinct companies, but they work closely together.

"We pre-cut all the parts to the puzzle," said Rod Lucas, 53, who has ownership interests in both Action Wood and Turner Lumber. "When the customer gets their wood, all they have to do is install it."

After a tough 2008 and 2009, the lumber re-manufacturing operations had to look for ways to re-invent themselves. The companies now hope to grow their international business, as well as enter new markets in the United States.

 

 

Read more at the Statesman Journal.

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