Archives for October 2012

Portable Sawmill Accessories and Costs

Shopping for a portable sawmill?  Before you break out the checkbook, there are a few things to know.  Having this important information can mean the difference in paying $4,000 or over $40,000 for a unit. So why is there such a variation in price for different sawmill models?  One reason is where they’re made – […]

Is it still retirement when you live in the bush?

On 44 acres of a wooded lot in the township of Dalhousie, in Eastern Ontario, George Fisher has made a comfortable retirement for himself. Dwelling in his log home in the bush and logging some of the trees on his property is how Fisher has spent the last 15 years. Fisher is a retired teacher […]

Portable Bandsaw Mill Types, Sizes and Accessories

Choose the right equipment for the job as portable sawmills come in a variety of sizes and can include any number of accessories to improve how quickly you and your mill will operate. When shopping for a portable sawmill, you will find bandsaws lead the way, though chainsaw mills are also popular for those who […]