Redwood Forests – Lumber Felling & Milling 1940’s

The cutting, felling, transportation downriver, mill sawing and finishing operations of the Northern California’s redwood lumber industry.


“The Woodworker” 1940

“Woodworking in mills, construction and cabinetmaking.”

Public domain film from the Prelinger Archive, slightly cropped to remove uneven edges, with the aspect ratio corrected, and mild video noise reduction applied.
The soundtrack was also processed with volume normalization, noise reduction, clipping reduction, and/or equalization (the resulting sound, though not perfect, is far less noisy than the original).…

Woodworking is the process of building, making or carving something using wood…