Custom Milling on Your Portable Sawmill

The simplest solution to marketing lumber is to sell the service instead of the wood.  A number of sawyers have built successful businesses on the basis of custom milling. The simplest custom milling job is for the customer to provide the logs and hire you to mill them on your bandsaw mill either at your […]

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 […]

Top Ten Reasons for Owning a Portable Bandsaw Mill

If you’re considering the purchase of a mill to cut your own lumber or to start a sawmilling business, we’ve come up with a list of ten good reasons to continue that train of thought (or perhaps to help you sell the notion to a spouse or business partner). 10.  A bandsaw mill is the […]

Starting a Portable Sawmilling Business

Making the decision to start your own milling business with a portable sawmill can be as profitable as you wish, depending on the amount of work you are willing and able to put into it.  Whether the business will be designed to supplement your present income, or replace it entirely, you can generally make as […]

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 – […]

Starting a Sawmilling Business and Making Money with a Portable Sawmill

Starting a portable milling business is a good way to work part time to build some extra income or even something that can be pursued full time as a lucrative business.  Either way, it is possible to make good money with a portable sawmill.  Exactly how much is up to you. For those looking to […]