As Dave Boyt states in his preview introduction, "The Shoot-Out brings together the most innovative machines and skilled sawyers, making this a great place to pick up new tricks and techniques that will make your own sawmill more productive."
The Shoot-Out® brings together the most innovative machines and skilled sawyers, making this a great place to pick up on new tricks and techniques that will make your own sawmill more productive.
Baker Products 3665D Blue Streak
ZE Boardwalk Junior
EZ Boardwalk Model 40
Lucas Sawmill Model M10-30 EFI
Norwood Sawmills LumberPro HD36 (hydraulic)
Norwood Sawmills LumberPro HD36 (manual)
Peterson Sawmill - Junior Peterson
Peterson - Winch Production Frame (WPF)
Timbery LLC - M285
Turbo Sawmill - Warrior M10 Auto (4SA)
Wood-Mizer LT70 Super Hydraulic
Sawmill operations strive to make the highest-value lumber without losing volume. Applying the rules in this article will, on average, increase the value by 20% compared to random sawing.
While he does sell some lumber, Tom's main focus is provising the service of custom cutting with his portable TimberKing B-20 sawmill.
One place this little gadget will be handy on the woodlot is clearing trails.
The value of our crop trees is largely determined by the grade of lumber they will yield. Wide, thick, and clear boards bring the highest value per board foot, and that should be a goal of forest management.