How to Build Your Own Sawmill?

Answer Building your own sawmill requires some knowledge of how sawmills work. The chain sawmill has a simpler design than the band sawmill, Sperber sawmill, pallet sawmill or circular sawmill, and theref... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Build Your Own Sawmill

What is a sawmill?

Sawmills are an integral part of the lumber industry, turning harvested logs into usable lumber. From small operations to huge industrial mills, lumber mills are found in many countries throughout ... Read More »

When was the sawmill invented?

Though there are records of sawmills existing as long ago as 1250. The first modern sawmill was patented by a Dutchman named Cornelis Corneliszoon in 1593 and built the following year; it was based... Read More »

Circular Sawmill Vs. Bandsaw Mill?

Circular sawmills and bandsaw mills are the two prominent types of sawmills used to cut logs into dimensional lumber. The very first sawmills used circular saws with very large blades, beginning in... Read More »

Who invented the first sawmill in 1328?

A survey of multiple online sources does not reveal the name of the inventor of the sawmill in 1328. While various sources do state that this was the first sawmill, developed for shipbuilding, non... Read More »