Archives for July 2012

Portable Sawmill Cuts Time and Costs

As manager of our family Tree Farm in southwest Missouri, I take on a variety of tasks. One of the most ironic of my responsibilities is selling timber, then spending some of that money on lumber for outbuildings or woodworking projects. I am also troubled that there is no practical way to salvage dead or blown-down trees, which are typically […]

The Urban Sawmill – Consider the Possibilities

                          According to the report Potential to Use Biomass for Bioenergy in Ontario, by the University of Guelph, tree residues from roadside tree removal in the province amounted to nearly 1.5 million tons in 2007. Assuming that 25% of the residue is in […]