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Sawing Logs
Understanding Lumber
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How to Quarter Saw 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

 

How to Saw Logs into Lumber

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

 

How To Improve Lumber Sales

Improve sales of lumber and slabs by sharing the unique story of the wood you are selling. Read More

 

How to Network with Professionals

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

 

How To Hire Local Sawmills

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

 

How to Increase Sawmill Blade Life

Eliminate downtime and keep sawing with these 10 helpful tips to increase your bandsaw blade life expectancy. Read More

 

How to Make a Profit Sharpening Blades

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

 

How To Choose a Sawmill Blade Profile

Understanding sawmill blade geometry and terminology can be complex. Here is a crash course in identifying different parts of a bandsaw blade. Read More

 

How To Select a Sawmill Blade Type

Offering more than 60 bandsaw blade profiles with an extensive array of combinations based on hook angle, tooth set, width and thickness, which Wood-Mizer sawmill blade is best for you? Read More

 

How To Market Products with an Environmental Advantage

Environmental specialist, Jack Petree, discusses how to market your sawmill business and wood products with an environmental advantage. Read More

 

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Woods to Woodshop
Get the complete guide to producing your own lumber.

 

Edge on Sawing
Set of 6 Educational DVDs on sawing your own lumber.

 

$65.00