Sunday, November 28, 2021

Sawing Oddball Logs

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One of the greatest joys of running a sawmill (in addition to exercise and fresh air), is opening up a log to see the...
log handling tools

Tools of the Sawmilling Trade

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When you go out on a cutting job with your portable sawmill, what do you take with you? If you’re working close to home...
Short Cherry Log in Sawmill

Using your Sawmill to Mill Short Logs

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How is it that you spend twice as long milling short logs for half the lumber?  The fact is, sawmills are typically designed to...
Quarter Sawed Log

Cutting Your First Log on Your New Mobile Sawmill

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So, you’ve purchased a brand-new portable band sawmill. Now what? Here are ten helpful tips and a beginner's project to successfully mill your first...
Tree Diversity in the North America

Milling Different Tree Species

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In the Missouri Ozarks, there is a plethora of tree species to keep things interesting at the sawmill. Technically the forest is classified as...
chainsaw

Portable Sawmill Support Equipment

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When people consider buying a portable sawmill, they often overlook the importance of support equipment. While the mill itself is a major investment, you...
portable bandsaw mill blade sharpener

Band Sawmill Blade Performance Factors

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The blade is at the heart of the portable band sawmill. Yet, to many, blade maintenance is almost as much art as it is...