LT15 Portable Sawmill
Compact portable sawmill with crank feed, gas/diesel/electric power, 28 inch log diameter, 17 foot 8 inch log length and production up to 320 bf/hr.
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LT15 Manual Sawmill
Overachiever in its Class
The LT15 is a compact, powerhouse sawmill for hobbyists, small businesses, and timber framers. Ready to take on any size project or lumber demand, the LT15 sawmill is an extremely popular bandmill known throughout the world for being easy to operate and producing high quality lumber.
Small and incredibly versatile, the LT15 sawmill can saw logs up to 28” in diameter by 17’ 8” long. Since this mill sits low to the ground, minimal lifting of logs is required. Additionally, longer logs can be sawn with the optional 6’ 8” bed extensions which can extend the sawmill bed to any required cutting length. Read More
Loaded and turned manually with a cant hook (sold separately), logs are secured onto the bed by six side supports and two fully adjustable log clamps that tightly clamp the log and allow for cuts within 1” of the bed. To prepare for cutting, head height is precisely positioned by a quick turn of the up/down dial and the blade is effortlessly engaged with a handle. Cutting is accomplished by steadily advancing the sawmill head along the length of the log by turning a low maintenance, hand-crank feed system which runs on a rope instead of a cable. A power feed is available as an optional upgrade. Once the cut is completed, the head is raised up and pulled back and lowered into position for the next cut.
A water tank feeds lubrication directly to the blade to improve cutting performance and keep the blade clean. The adjustable blade guide arm keeps the blade well supported while cutting various sized material. Blade tension is easily adjusted, and keeps the blade at the proper tension for cutting. Wood-Mizer’s wide range of sawmill blades can meet any cutting requirement and deliver maximum log yield and minimal waste of the valuable timber. Additionally, thin-kerf blades require less horsepower or energy consumption, so the smaller power plants emit fewer emissions and require less fuel while still providing sufficient power to cut all wood types.
The LT15 sawmill ships on a pallet, comes with a single Wood-Mizer bandsaw blade, and requires minimal assembly time so you can start sawing within a few hours of receiving your mill. Offering a 30-day money back guarantee and a 2-year sawmill warranty, the LT15 sawmill is also backed by the same legendary service, quality and safety features shared by the rest of the family of Wood-Mizer mills.
Standard Operation and Log Handling Features
Low maintenance, hand-crank feed system steadily advances saw head through the log.
Quick turn of the handle moves saw head up/down 2” for each full rotation or 1/16” for each notch.
Low Bed Profile
Since the mill sits low to the ground, minimal lifting of logs is required.
Two Log Clamps
Fully adjustable to tightly clamp log and allow cuts within 1" of bed.
Six Side Supports
Logs are supported on the bed by six adjustable side supports, three with heavy-duty rollers to assist with log turning.
Easy Shipping and Assembly
Ships on a single pallet. Estimated 2-4 hours assembly time with included assembly video.
The first cuts are made across the top of the log.
Flip log 180° onto the flat side and saw.
Rotate log 90° to cut the 3rd side.
Saw the last side to square the log into a four-side cant.
Rotate the cant to produce the maximum amount of lumber.
Edge boards by sawing the rough edge off.
LT15 Portable Sawmill Success Stories
Billy Reeder didn’t just build his own cabin, he built a new life. A simple life. A good life.
Timber framer David Watters knows how to accentuate big, heavy, dramatic designs by building beautiful timber frame structures with material milled on his own personal sawmill.
|Log Length||17' 8"(5.4m) or no limit|
|Log Diameter||28" (711mm)|
|Production Rates||up to 320 bd ft/hr|
|Feed System||Hand Crank (power feed optional)|
|Length||20' 4" (6.2m)|
|Width||6' 3" (1.9m)|
|Height (max head position)||6' 3" (1.9m)|
|Weight (with heaviest power options)||1,200 lbs (544kg)|
|Blades||.042" (1mm) thick x 1.25" (32mm) wide x 158" (4.01m) long|
|Bed Extension||Unlimited 6' 8" sections|
|Blade Lubrication||Water lube - manual valve|
|Warranty / Money Back Guarantee||2 yr / 30 Day|
LT15 6' 8" Bed Extension
These bolt together bed sections can be added to the LT15 sawmill to cut longer lengths. (No practical limit.)
LT15 Power Feed
Convert your LT15 manual crank feed system to power feed with 12 volt feed control.
LT15 Trailer Package
Add this option to your existing LT15 Sawmill to make it completely portable. The sawmill is mounted and operated on the trailer so it is always ready to go when you are.
LT15 Pro Package
The pro package includes anti-rollback log loading ramps, cant hook and log taper wedge for easy log handling.
LT15 Sawmill Head Cover
Don’t risk rust. The LT15 carriage cover is made from high-quality, fiber-reinforced material.
LT15 Sawmill Engine Cover
Don’t risk rust. The LT15 engine cover is made from high-quality, fiber-reinforced material.
LT15 Sawmill Console Cover
Don’t risk rust. The LT15 console cover is made from high-quality, fiber-reinforced material and is designed to protect the power feed controls.
Mounted to the sawmill bed, the resaw attachment can make two boards from one in a single pass.
Shingle and Lapsider
Save money by making your own shingles and lap-siding right on your sawmill.
Make columns or posts with 3, 4, 6, or 8 sides or perfectly round. The Lathe-Mizer® is also a perfect tool for the woodworker who wants to get into more specialized projects.
Other Related Products
LogRite Cant Hook
LogRite Log Carrier
LogRite Jr Log Arch
Wood-Mizer Log Carrier
Blade Tension Gauge
30-Day Money-back Sawmill Guarantee*
It's as simple as it sounds. Use your new sawmill and, if you are not completely satisfied, you may return it within 30 days after delivery for a full refund of your purchase price. For LT70, LT50, LT40, LT35 and LT28 customers, we ask that you participate in the free sawmill training that we provide. For LT10 and LT15 customers, we ask that you watch the provided training video.
Two-Year Limited Warranty
All Wood-Mizer sawmills, resaws and edgers are warranted against defective workmanship and materials for two (2) years. You can count on Wood-Mizer to stand behind our products and make good on every promise.
Owner's Manual & Support Pack
Wood-Mizer gets you started off right with the industry’s most comprehensive owner’s manual and support materials. Every new customer receives a complete set of manuals, some basic supplies for starting your business, a coupon for free blade sharpening, and two hats!
The Wood-Mizer Way
When you join our family of owners, we stay in touch with our customer magazine, The Wood-Mizer Way. It highlights customers and their projects along with helpful sawing tips, technical advice and even contests for customers to showcase their achievements.
Free Phone Support
Whether you need technical advice, parts ordering, or troubleshooting, Wood-Mizer customer service can help. Call us Monday-Saturday and talk to experts in electrical, hydraulics, and power plants.
Wood-Mizer offers field service in various locations throughout the year. These stops are a great opportunity to schedule maintenance, add accessories and options, or upgrade your mill. Learn More
Field service charge, labor rates, parts, and taxes apply.
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