[Homestead] Sawmill for building a few buildings, or as a business

tvoivozhd tvoivozd at infionline.net
Fri Feb 11 11:14:22 EST 2005


Some good tools to own.

http://www.ripsaw.com/  (not for commercial production of

posts, beams, dimension lumber---Woodmizer is better for

that, but very good for producing lumber for small

projects like a house, barn, shed.  Very portable, take it

to the tree---boards are more easily out of the woods than

a long sawlog.

http://www.sawmillexchange.com/for_sale.htm  (Used

sawmills, Woodmizers etc.)

http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/

An_overview_of_sawmill_operations.html (all about

operating a small sawmill business)

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1279/is_2002

_Dec/ai_94672190  (Mother Earth News on selecting a saw)

http://www.findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m1279/is_2002

_Dec/ai_94672187  (another MEN article)

http://www.extension.umn.edu/distribution/

naturalresources/DD6075.html  (profit planning and

management system)

http://www.cookssaw.com/Articles/bandwheels.php  (

bandwheel size)

http://ohioline.osu.edu/for-fact/0009.html  (stuff you

should---especially about graded wood, insurance)

http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/

Swing_blade_vs_band_mill.html  (swing arm vs bandmill)

http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/

Sawmill_recovery_rate.html  (more opinions)




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