5 Things to Consider When Purchasing a Portable Sawmill

When you’re purchasing any major tool or piece of power equipment, the question is always the same:  Will the money I spend on this save me time and money in the long run? Buying a portable sawmill is no exception. So when you’re shopping for portable sawmill and stacking companies up against to each other, […]

Running Your Sawmill in the Summer Heat

It’s August, which means there is about a month of sweltering summer heat left. If you’re working outdoors with a chainsaw mill or portable sawmill, the end of the heat can’t come soon enough. However, you might be worried about running your bandmill in the summer heat too much, or maybe you’re wondering how much […]

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 […]

Portable Sawmill Quality

  Quality-Built in the USA & Canada – Where is the sawmill made and by who?  It’s not uncommon to see Chinese and Polish-made mills on the market.  And the companies selling them don’t tell you that’s where they’re from!  Good luck getting parts for some of those foreign mills!  Protect yourself!  Make absolutely sure […]

Choosing a Band Sawmill Blade

The best portable sawmill in world is worth nothing if it’s not equipped with a good, sharp blade.  To start to understand band sawmill blades, it’s important first to first understand their anatomy.   © Copyright Trees 2 Money 2011. All rights reserved.   Band sawmill blades are set “raker style” – in other words, […]

Maintaining Band Blades

The best portable sawmill in world is worth nothing if it’s not equipped with a good, sharp blade.  To start to understand band blades, it’s important first to first understand their anatomy.     © Copyright Trees 2 Money 2011.  All rights reserved.  Band sawmill blades are set “raker style” – in other words, one blade […]

Good Band Blade Maintenance

Good sawmill blade maintenance is critical to making smooth cuts and to prolonging blades life.  Blades should be changed at least every two hours of operation.  Experienced sawyers who mill commercially all day, every day, will often change their blades even more frequently – as many as 4 to 6 times per day.  Settle on […]

Money Can Grow On Trees!

  Money Can Grow On Trees! Got trees?  Want to make serious money?  A portable sawmill could be THE answer.  Find out how you can get your piece of the pie –   Count on the Trees-2-Money site to find out everything you need to know – from start to PROFITABLE  finish.  What type of […]