Which is Cheaper – Hiring a Saw Mill or Buying your Lumber?

Which is Cheaper – Hiring a Saw Mill or Buying your Lumber?

The number one question landowners ask us: Is it cheaper to have lumber milled from your own property or buy it from a big box store?  This article goes into detail on the pros and cons for hiring a saw mill vs buying from a retailer. The Pros You Can Get Custom...
When is the Best Time to Remove Trees for Lumber?

When is the Best Time to Remove Trees for Lumber?

If you’re interested in harvesting trees from your property to use as lumber in building your house or other projects, it’s important to know the optimal time for harvesting your trees. Fall is the optimal time to fell trees. This is due to the sap. As the...
Can Storm Damaged Trees be Used for Lumber?

Can Storm Damaged Trees be Used for Lumber?

There’s more than just snow left on the ground from the Blizzard of 2018. There’s tons of trees. We’ve gotten calls asking if those trees can still be used for lumber. The answer is YES! Here’s what you need to know: How Big Should a Tree be to...
Clear Cutting vs Selective Tree Cutting

Clear Cutting vs Selective Tree Cutting

To properly manage your forest, tree cutting is a fact of life. Eventually, it has to be done. As the forest canopy grows and new growth emerges underneath, trees begin to compete for essential resources like sun and rain water. In a densely-populated forest,...
Can Storm Damaged Trees be Used for Lumber?

Timber Buyers in North and South Carolina

North Carolina is a long state. While our saw mill is located convenient to Asheville and Charlotte NC as well as Greenville SC, we get calls from Raleigh, Columbia SC and even the coast. We would love to do business in these areas, but unless it’s a week-long...
Blueridge BBQ Artists Treecycle

Blueridge BBQ Artists Treecycle

There are two artists at the BBQ festival this weekend that only use recycled trees. Both make beautiful, eco-friendly wood products.   First, there’s Mr. John Orlando of Anvil Board Company. Mill on Wheels custom saws all the maple, ash and walnut he uses...
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