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RoyBoy

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04-12-2007 01:45 PM

Topic tags/keywords: sawmill portable lumber logs

Does anyone have or know of a sawmill service that would come to my house and mill up some logs I’m needing to cut down. I can’t see spending the $$$ on one for a single time use.

Birmingham, AL area… thanks much!

Brian

-- Brian, Alabaster, AL


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WayneC

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#1 posted 04-12-2007 03:11 PM

I belive the mill vendors usually have a directory of owners. I would check their web sites.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 04-12-2007 05:17 PM

The Wood Butcher might, but he is on the east coast. Ask him if he knows of anyone.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#3 posted 04-12-2007 05:29 PM

Thanks for the advice guys!

-- Brian, Alabaster, AL

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#4 posted 04-12-2007 06:11 PM

I do know of 1 guy that lives in Kentucky, and a few more elsewhere as well, but I’ll check with Norwood and see if there are any closer to you. I’ll get back to you soon. I know there are a bunch of’em out there.

-- Thanks The WoodButcher http://woodbutchernc.tripod.com/

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#5 posted 04-12-2007 06:17 PM

Know any in California WB? Just checking..

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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#6 posted 04-12-2007 11:24 PM

Where is your guy in KY located, WB?

-- JP, Shelbyville, KY

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#7 posted 04-13-2007 01:35 AM

Bill, I’ve seen a guy in West Marin with a mill in the back of a pickup truck, when I run into him next I’ll flag him down ‘cause I’ve just learned (from the awesome Jerry Work, whom I visited yesterday in his shop) how to make our Bay Area eucalyptus workable. And there’s gotta be a lot of that stuff where people will pay you to take it.

-- Dan Lyke, Petaluma California, http://www.flutterby.net/User:DanLyke

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Wooder

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#8 posted 04-13-2007 04:42 AM

Brian, check here. You’ll find one. http://www.woodweb.com/cgi-bin/forums/sawdry.pl

-- Jimmy

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#9 posted 04-13-2007 05:43 PM

Hey JPW1995, He is in Irvine, Ky you can find him at the norwood site here’s a link.
http://www.norwoodindustries.com/townhall/index.php You may have to sign up but I don’t think so. He goes by the name Sawdust. please let him know I sent you to him.
Thanks

-- Thanks The WoodButcher http://woodbutchernc.tripod.com/

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