Spring Cleaning Around Your Sawmill

What is it with spring cleaning? Why spend all that time tidying up during the muddiest season of the year? If it were just the wife and me (our children are grown and out on their own), it wouldn’t be a problem, but with the half-dozen stray dogs my wife has picked up over the […]

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 […]

Winterinzing Your Sawmill

It’s that time of year again, when I go out into the freezing night with a flashlight to drain the radiator and block of the old Ford tractor.  Once again, I had put off putting antifreeze in it until the last minute. The first freeze, which had only been in the forecast for the last week, […]