Tips and How-To
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.
How to Shop for a Portable Sawmill
Learn how to shop for a portable sawmill by looking at performance functions such as power, design, operation, and log handling.
How to Saw in Cold Weather
As colder temperatures arrive and logs begin to freeze, here are helpful sawing tips, reminders, and answers to common questions to compete with the cold weather sawing challenges faced by sawyers this time of year.
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?
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.