Archives for August 2013

Profitably Market Lumber Cut on Your Own Portable Sawmill

You can only mill so much lumber with your portable bandsaw mill before you have enough stacked up in the shed, barn, garage and every other empty space. It’s time to face the fact you now have lumber to sell. But, selling lumber can be tricky. For one thing, as soon as you have a […]

Sawing Imperfect Logs

When I first started running a portable sawmill, I was confident every board was going to be free of defects; I would have a nearly unlimited supply of straight, clear lumber for building projects and to sell to expectant customers. But nature designed trees to survive long enough to reproduce and in surviving their lives […]