Using A Bandsaw To Mill Logs

Using A Bandsaw To Mill Logs

I've wanted to try milling small logs on the bandsaw for a while now, so after our neighbors had a couple of poplar trees taken down (and were nice enough to .
For the last few cuts, where the bandsaw is further down, it just throws all the sawdust up. I would hate to have to earn a living cutting lumber with this sawmill.
Bandsaw sled for milling small logs. At a wood show, I saw. A wide blade, with lots of tension reduces this tendency, as does cutting slower. So use the widest .
I have an 18" Steel City bandsaw. Using a new 3/4" blade. Today I built a jig for milling some cherry logs. The jig rides on the bandsaw fence .
There are many different sawing methods and techniques to turn logs into lumber. With cant sawing, the first cuts are made across the top of the log and flipped 180. high-quality logs, even though it may be difficult to turn a log on some mills .

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