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GSWIFTY

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08-24-2013 08:31 PM

I live in Fortville Indiana and have cut many tall timbers while making a clearing for my new home. I am looking for someone local to cut these timbers onsite. Can anyone offer some assistance on finding a person with a portable sawmill?


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Dallas

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#1 posted 08-25-2013 11:35 AM

Call Woodmizer in Indianapolis and they will give you a list of mills in your area.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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WDHLT15

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#2 posted 08-26-2013 02:08 AM

Go here for one possible source for leads.

http://www.woodmizer.com/us/ResourceCenter/FindaCustomSawyer.aspx

You can also go to Craigslist and seach on portable sawmill service in the “Services” section.

-- Danny Located in Perry, GA. Forester. Wood-Mizer LT15 Sawmill. Nyle L53 Dehumidification Kiln. hamsleyhardwood.com

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bannerpond1

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#3 posted 08-27-2013 02:33 AM

Do what Dallas and Perry said. I’ve done it three times and found a sawyer only 10 miles from me. I have to get the logs there, but it’s worth it since his saw can cut a 35-in diameter. Most portables are limited to 28 inches.

I live 20 miles SW of the Indy airport and there are several sawyers in the area. Call Wood Mizer and they’ll give you phone numbers.

-- --Dale Page

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Tim

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#4 posted 08-27-2013 03:49 AM

Your state forestry office may also list sawyers. There were people listed on mine that didn’t have Woodmizers. I looked there because none of the woodmizers listed were close to me.

There’s also http://www.woodfinder.com

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Post_Oakie

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#5 posted 08-28-2013 06:09 PM

Norwood sawmills might also help you find a portable sawmill. I wish I lived closer! Tim, thanks for the tip about woodfinder.com. I’ll have to get listed with them.

-- Good judgement comes from experience. Experience comes from bad judgement.

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