Tips and How-Tos

Swedish Homestead: How to Sawmill a Log from Start to Finish

Simeon Fuchs and his father, Helmut, are experts in operating their fifteen-year-old LT40 Hydraulic sawmill. “We want to demonstrate how to mill a log from the first cut to the end with the bandsaw mill and give you a feel for it,” Simeon says. With one log, Helmut demonstrates his best techniques of sawmilling lumber.

Wood-Mizer Sawmilling Systems Add Productivity and Save Operation Costs

Wood-Mizer Sawmilling Systems combine several sawmilling machines in one system to produce timber in a more controlled and efficient way. These systems are designed and customized for each customer and their specific requirements. They may range from the LT70 sawmill remote line to SLP1/SLP2 Smart Log Processing to the advanced TITAN Log Processing Sawmilling System. Wood-Mizer has an experienced and dedicated team of engineers to develop various sawmilling systems that produce more timber and less waste, reduce installation, operation, and maintenance costs, and lowering labor requirements.

Swedish Homestead: How to Manage a Forest

Simeon Fuchs and his brother, Swedish farmers, tell us how they manage their woods, what principles underlie the thinning of the forest, and how they produce firewood from the harvested birch logs.

Wood-Mizer Bandsaw Tooth Setters for Efficient Sawmill Blade Maintenance

In the process of sawmilling, bandsaw blades do a tremendous job of cutting a log into valuable building material. To produce the best quality cants and boards out of every single log, you need to properly maintain the bandsaw blades by sharpening and setting their teeth. Only well-maintained bandsaw blades guarantee ultimate cutting performance.

Swedish Homestead: How to Operate a Successful Sawmill

We continue to share the Swedish Homestead video series telling about modern farm life. Helmut Fuchs, the founder of Swedish Homestead, shares how hard work made his LT40 sawmill a profitable investment.

Wood-Mizer Bandsaw Blade Sharpeners - The Ultimate Tools for Sawmill Blade Maintenance

In recent LIVE video streams “Improve Your Blade Performance,” Wood-Mizer specialists showcased a range of machines for sharpening and setting sawmill blades. They advised how to choose the suitable blades for different sawmilling projects and explained some of the most valuable blade maintenance techniques.

How To Choose a Sawmill Blade Profile

Using the best sawmill blade is key to increasing production, improving cut quality, and reducing your sawmilling or resawing operation costs. From green softwoods to abrasive hardwoods, Wood-Mizer manufactures an industry-leading range of sawmill blades with more than 100 combinations based on profile, width, thickness, tooth spacing, and material for any type of sawing or resawing application.

Functionality above all – An in-depth review of the most valuable features of Wood-Mizer Woodworking Machines

Are you looking for some information on a practical and inexpensive woodworking machine that is easy to operate, doesn't take up too much room in your workshop, and most importantly, comes up with all your woodworking designs? In that case, keep reading, as this article is just for you!

How to Increase Sawmill Blade Life

Eliminate downtime and keep sawing with these 10 helpful tips to increase your bandsaw blade life expectancy.

How To Select a Sawmill Blade Type

With hundreds of combinations based on profile and material, every Wood-Mizer sawmill blade tooth is precisely set by computer-controlled equipment and completely profile ground tip to tip using super abrasive grinding technology to ensure the highest quality blade performance.

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