High on a rise outside of Washburn, with Lake Superior sparkling in the distance, sits the workshop where Wisconsin native Josh Swan builds and restores wooden boats. The bright and spacious building he constructed, along with his nearby house, sits on the 50-acre property he shares with his young family. The shop smells of freshly hewn wood and is stocked with dusty books, manuals, charts, family photos, and lumber waiting to be transformed into a custom boat. Across a field is the sawmill he uses to mill lumber for his own projects and lumber he ships to places near and far.
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