Responsible lumber

Lively Lumber is a sawmill based in Southern California producing sustainable live edge wood slabs from reclaimed logs.

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Live edge claro walnut slabs portable sawmill

Professional sawmill services

We offer portable sawmilling and other profressional sawmill services such as slab flattening and air drying service.

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Live edge slabs

We mill live edge wood slabs for professional and hobbyist woodworkers to create beautiful furniture.

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Billets, boards, and burls

Check out our inventory of shorts, billets, charcuterie boards, blanks, burls, and more! We offer domestic and international shipping.

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Sustainable log sourcing

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Ryan has milled tens of thousands of board feet for Global Wood Source. We have a Wood-Mizer sawmill but parter with Lively Lumber to mill our oversized logs, which adds value to our bottom line. He is a top-notch sawyer who really knows his stuff, and it is a pleasure to work with him!

Russ Jacobson, owner of Global Wood Source

Loved working with Ryan. He came and milled a large mulberry log into slabs on my property. He was really helpful explaining the whole process in advance as well as telling me how to store and dry the slabs and how to work with them once they’re ready. Highly recommended.

Tom G.

Had a great experience working with Ryan at Lively Lumber. He supplied very high quality Redwood slabs that I used to build a 10 foot long live-edge table. Ryan was great to work with; he was responsive, accommodating, and very friendly.

Josh C.

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