campfireJust returned from a show in State College, PA. The weather was beautiful – mid-70s and sunny most of the time. Got home to high 80s… not a hot weather guy. I’ve reached a point in life that I can put on another layer to stay warm, but there is only so much they let me remove before they arrest me. And it seems like a lot less needs to come off as I get older… But, it is also camping season – which is big money time for many of you guys! Some think “summer is too hot to sell firewood”, while others think “bundles, more dollars per cord than bulk wood” … so who is right? That, my friend depends on you and your marketing plan. Continue Reading 


Things are settling in nicely with Multitek, and it is time to set our sights back on helping people to get “The Maximum Performance and Value at the Minimum Price”. Time to get outside and get some fresh air.
west coast showsOur show season starts out on the “Left Coast” – in Eugene, OR and new to us this year the Redwood Region Logging Congress in Eureka, CA.  And these are the first shows under the Multitek “umbrella”. It’s nice to start out with shows out West – the weather is usually pretty nice. Continue Reading 
multi tek and wood beaverOur world has been pretty crazy lately. There are two times that are really tough for a business –  too little business and too much. When growth reaches certain proportions, there are big decisions that need to be made on how to reach the next level and sustain or even accelerate that growth.
For me, I had to make what in many ways was a heartbreaking decision. The baby I had nurtured for over 20 years needed to get “married.” It is never easy to let go of control over your children, but to keep the family growing, it was the next step. So, after much consideration, we are joining forces with our friendly competitor, Multitek. They have all the things that will help Wood Beaver grow and flourish as the years continue. Continue Reading 

Women Love Wood
lumber jill
There’s an attention grabbing headline… and like “Everybody needs a Lil Beaver” is about our Lil Beaver processors, it catches your eye and means something else. In this case, we are talking about firewood. There is no doubt that women enjoy a nice wood fire as much as any man, but did you realize that many women are much more deeply involved than just watching it burn? Women in the industry are often referred to as “Lumber Jill”, we actually have a customer who is Lumber Jill, that is quite literally the name she lives by (that’s her in the picture, competing). And having a great time making it in a male dominated industry.
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