Sharpen Your Skills!
Small-diameter material definitely has its issues. However, it can be used successfully in some forms just be sure to understand the limitations!
All too often a portable mill is purchased without adequate attention to some key factors which might be called secrets or the rest-of-the story.
It was inevitable that our trees would be thinned, whether by a snow load, windthrow, or fire. And when trees go down without a plan, landowners expose themselves to risk and liability.
Some people state, often when a restrictive zoning ordinance is being proposed, "I own this land, and I can do anything I want with it!" Tain't true!
Have you ever asked yourself how much of a log is converted to scrap and how much is sawdust? The U.S. Forest Service has!
This guide is small enough to keep in a pocket and is easy to use and accurate - once you get the knack of it.