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Tips and Resources for Sawing Professionals

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How to Charge for Sawing Services

Learn the three most common methods to charge for your sawmilling services including by the hour, by the board foot, and sharing finished lumber.


How To Improve Lumber Sales

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


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.


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.


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.


How To Market a New Sawmill Business

While it is true that as soon as you set the edge of a blade against the end of a log people begin to notice, but your business will never live up to its potential for profit unless you take steps to do some marketing. 



Start your learning with a comprehensive list of popular sawmilling terminology.

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.



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