Folding and unfolding sawmill band blades needs to be done correctly. Here is a simple step-by-step guide to proper sawmill blade folding.
Learn the three most common methods to charge for your sawmilling services including by the hour, by the board foot, and sharing finished lumber.
Quartersawn lumber is in great demand from woodworkers, cabinet makers, furniture shops, and craftsmen due to its unique grain patterns. Learn how to quarter saw your logs into lumber with a bandsaw mill. Read More
There are many different sawing methods and techniques to turn logs into lumber including live sawing, cant sawing, plain sawing, grade sawing, and quarter sawing. To get you started, here is an introductory course in sawing your logs to lumber. Read More
Improve sales of lumber and slabs by sharing the unique story of the wood you are selling. Read More
When’s the last time you talked to an architect, designer, engineer, or contractor who didn’t contact you first? Learn how talking to building professionals will help you gain customers for your sawmill business. Read More
Looking for sawmills in your area? If you have storm damaged or dying trees on your property, a local sawmill owner can help turn your logs to lumber. Learn how to find and hire a sawmill service near you. Read More
Eliminate downtime and keep sawing with these 10 helpful tips to increase your bandsaw blade life expectancy. Read More
When you're operating a small business, it doesn't take long to realize the difference between just getting by and making a profit comes from the little things like sharpening your own bandsaw blades. Read More
Understanding sawmill blade geometry and terminology can be complex. Here is a crash course in identifying different parts of a bandsaw blade. Read More
Start your learning with a comprehensive list of popular sawmilling terminology.
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