Farming Magazine - September, 2013

FOREST PRODUCTS EQUIPMENT

Product Focus: Portable Sawmills

Bailey's

Lucas Portable sawmills come in 6, 8 and 10-inch models with a 12-volt diamond wheel grinder for blade sharpening. Transports in the bed of a standard pickup truck.

http://www.baileysonline.com, 800-322-4539

Built-Rite Mfg.

The 11 HPWS features an 11 hp Honda engine, hydraulic four-way wedge, chip and bark separator grate, and 4-inch cylinder producing 18 tons of force.

http://www.built-rite.com, 800-757-2520

Cook's Saw Mfg.

The AC-36 bandsaw mill has a two-speed up/down switch on the hand control box that allows the operator to raise or lower the head quickly.

http://www.cookssaw.com, 800-473-4804

DYNA Products

Bandmills have a four-post design and a throttle that allows the operator to easily decelerate the Honda engine, stopping the band while returning the saw head.

http://www.dyna-products.com,

218-260-4950

Granberg International

Standard Alaskan mills come in 24, 30, 36, 48 and 56-inch sizes. In the G776 series, like the G776-24, the final two numbers represent the length of the rail and handle set.

http://granberg.com, 800-233-6499

Hud-Son Forest Equipment

The HFE-21 portable sawmill has a 21-inch-diameter log capacity and 6.5 hp engine. A dual measuring system allows the operator to measure boards using a quarter scale or inches.

http://www.hud-son.com, 800-765-7297

Lumber Smith

Saw logs up to 24 inches in diameter and unlimited length with the Lumber Smith portable mill. It produces lumber in thicknesses from 0.25 to 8-inch slabs.

http://www.lumbersmith.com, 804-577-8613

Norwood Sawmills

Offering portable sawmills, including the LumberPro HD36, which cuts logs up to 36 inches wide, and the LumberMate LM29, which cuts logs up to 29 inches wide.

http://www.norwoodsawmills.com, 800-567-0404

Peterson Portable Sawmills

Manufactures manual and automated portable sawmills. The all-terrain sawmill can be set up anywhere. Transport it on a trailer or the back of a pickup truck.

http://www.petersonsawmills.com

Thomas Bandsaw Mills

Offers four sawmill models with features like positive chain lift, lube tank, quick blade change, heavy-duty centrifugal clutch, Honda engines and blade sharpener.

http://www.thomasbandsawmills.com, 866-722-3505

Wood-Mizer

The LT35 has a trapezoid-shaped bed design that makes blade changes and off-bearing easier. Standard SimpleSet computer setworks calculates for your next cut.

http://www.woodmizer.com, 800-553-0182