Current Sawmill and Woodlot Issue November December 2020

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Publisher's Letter - A Holiday Note and Change of Address


We wish you good health, comfort and joy in the New Year ahead.

Please note that effective January 1st, 2021, our NEW mailing address will be:

S&W Publishing

PO Box 3757, Chapel Hill, NC 27515-3757
ph: 207/338-0300 or 207/322-6422

Additional Articles and Columns

Be Prepared For Woodlot Emergencies

Nobody enjoys imagining all the things that could go wrong with a day in the woods but thinking about potential disasters and then taking steps to survive them is important.

Harvesting Plan

Before a tree is cut, a planning process is needed to get a successful project off to a good start. Your harversting plan might have a particular emphasis, depending on what is important to you.

Watching the Winners

The centerpiece of this custom sawmilling business is an electric Wood-Mizer LT70 band sawmill with a three strand infeed deck and jump rolls on the outfeed deck to convey lumber to a Coutts edger.

Dimensional Changes in Lumber

The author discusses dimensional changes in lumber with a focus on their influence on target-size determination.

Wood & Metal

A Texas sawmill owner and metal fabricator doesn't view wood and metal separately at all. In fact, he sees them as complementary, especially for making custom-manufactured furniture.

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Ask Your Questions and Sawmill & Woodlot authors will answer them for you. This issue's answers to readers' questions about pitch in pine and shutting off a kiln for a week are from Gene Wengert.

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