Band Sawmill Blade Performance Factors

The blade is at the heart of the portable band sawmill. Yet, to many, blade maintenance is almost as much art as it is science. There are nearly as many tricks and techniques for sharpening bandsaw blades as there are recipes for the perfect barbecue sauce. To make matters even more complex, there are many […]

Show Your Portable Sawmill Some Love

Ah, Valentines!  While other peoples’ fantansies may turn to love, the true sawyer is dreaming of yarding up some logs and kicking out some sawdust as soon as the snow retreats if not sooner. Whether you mothballed your mill for a few months or toughed it out and kept on cutting through the Winter—or enjoyed […]

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, […]