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Old 06-04-2008, 07:45 PM
 
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I am about to take an early retirement and I'm looking for a portable sawmill to cut my own lumber. I'm in North Carolina so the timbers are not massive. I've done alot of contstuction and I'm a jack of all and master of none. I need info on what to look for. Help
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Old 06-05-2008, 09:03 AM
 
Location: Somewhere in northern Alabama
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Here is a FAQ. Remember that logs are heavy and can be dangerous.

SAWMILL EXCHANGE -For Buyers and Sellers of Used Portable Sawmills

Baileys is a reputable supplier of woodsman products

Bailey's - Portable Sawmilling

For just casual sawing, an Alaskan mill, a bunch of ripping chain and a tool to join the chain will do. It is a lot of labor, and you'll have a lot of sawdust waste, but it is cheap.
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