saw mill

Siding Backwoods Cabin with logs milled on the property

Siding Backwoods Cabin with logs milled on the property

Waste not want not! Who doesn’t have the dream of building a cabin with their own two hands with logs right off the same land? I love how the Swamp Boss is chronicling his progress of building his cabin right, with his own milled materials. Check out those live edges on the siding. A great(…)

Homemade saw mill for $200

I’m a big fan of this guy Jamie that lives off the grid in the woods of Vermont. I stumbled upon his YouTube channel somehow and saw him doing all kinds of awesome stuff all with little to no resources. He’s a mad scientist of sorts as his 276 YouTube videos will attest. He makes(…)

Andy’s Sawmill – Free beams

Andy milling us some 14′ 4×8″ beams for our small cabin foundation. He milled 3 of them for us out of a medium sized tree. Looking at the tree I only thought there was 1 beam in it but he got 3 out of it. He truly has an amazing setup. A diesel powered sawmill(…)