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 […]

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 […]

Cyber Monday Sawyer Christmas Wish List

Buying gifts for a portable sawmill owner has got to be one of the easiest things in the world; at least for me. There are a lot of little things that make milling easier, more efficient or at least more comfortable. Most sawyers I know (including me) are so focused on the big things that […]