Dinesen was founded in 1898 by Hans Peter Dinesen, a master buider. He was unable to find wood of the quality he wanted, so he started up his own sawmill in the small town of Jels in Denmark under the name Jels Savvaerk (Jels Sawmill). For many years, the sawmill produced whatever the local community asked for. In 1965, the company was contacted by an architect who needed unusually long floorboards as part of the restoration work on Sonderborg...