The Wood Sniffer – From Sawmill to Surf


You can spot a ‘wood sniffer” by the way their eyes light up when they spot a piece of timber. Their rough hands run tenderly along the fibres and you can see the satisfaction when they take a big ol’ whiff. They have a grounded passion and appreciation in the potential of transforming a lump of local wood into something special…

As a part of the ‘The Way It Should Be’ series, Stone & Wood’s latest film follows fifth generation wood sniffer, Andy Ceglinski as he handcrafts a surfboard from Paulownia plantation to sawmill to shaping bay to surf.

Watch Andy’s humbling story through his approach to doing business and how he sees his responsibility as a leader in the community.