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  1. Forestry & Milling
    My uncle purchased a sawmill a year or so ago, and I finally got a chance to go out and run it with him. I brought a section of red oak and a few sections of cherry that fell during a storm in our area this summer. It was a humid day, but I had a good time with my uncle and granddad. I plan to...
  2. Resources
    Hey everyone iv been working with wood for the past few years now. Mostly been purchasing all my project wood from big box stores. I would like to know where everyone gets the wood from? The box store has the worst quality. I would love to start buying for mills or lumber yards but I can't seen...
  3. Woodworking Videos
    Hey Folks! I wanted to share the 1st video from a new "Urban Sawmill Video Series" that we are producing on YouTube. I have found there aren't any really good sawmill videos for the most part. In this 1st video, we show how to properly setup the log pith. Our entire objective with this series is...
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  5. Forestry & Milling
    Hi- I am doing a history/hiking blog and was looking for some early sawmill information. I am in northern NY and every community here started with a water powered sawmill (and gristmill). Any idea what they would have used? The time frame seems to be in the 1800's, with a big boom being around...
  6. Woodworking Videos
    Here's a video by San Juan Carpentry in Colorado, cutting lumber with a band saw mill. I have a mill just like it, but these guys move a little faster than I do! The mill is a great way to salvage lumber and get exactly the dimensions and type of cut you want.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hello. I'm located near Neosho, in the southwest corner of Missouri. I operate a Norwood portable sawmill, and have milled just about every native species to this area. My main interest is in string instruments (dulcimers, in particular), and look forward to visiting with luthiers, sawyers...
  8. Forestry & Milling
    Just wanted to give everyone a heads up on another way to help customers find your sawmill business. You can place a free ad on The Sawmill Finder, www.portablesawmill.info. It is a good way to bring in a few more jobs if what you are looking for is more work. I can tell you from first hand...
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