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Peterson Portable Sawmills

Sawmill Photos from Peterson Portable Sawmill Operators

The portable swingblade sawmill concept was designed by Peterson Portable Sawmills in the 1980s , however, the concept is still somewhat of a mystery to many, particularly in North America where portable bandsaw mills have taken centre stage. To help educate the public on how Peterson’s swingblade sawmills are operated, we regularly publish sawmill photos, videos and stories of Peterson operators all around the world.

Many of these photos can be found right here on our website, and also on our Facebook page where anything from part-time sawmilling to commercial mill operations, woodworking to home building, is shared to showcase the versatility of Peterson. If you see a product or setup that interests you, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment or flick us an email.

If you have a photo that you would like to send in, email it to us today, we would love to be able to share your story!

Office Staff Out Milling

On the East Coast of New Zealand’s North Island, a Peterson sawmill was used by one of our office ladies…

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A Cabin Nestled Away in Virginia

On a recent show tour of the East Coast of the USA, Chris and Kerris Browne spent three nights in…

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The Great Wisconsin Demo Day

On April 28th 2007, Chris Browne along with members of the Forestry Forum held a Demo Day in Wisconsin, USA.…

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40 Foot Longfellow

While milling the timber for a mate’s house in West Virginia, US, Jeff Sincell came across this beauty. The red…

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From Chainsaws to Sawmills

Ulf Stuhmer is training a community from Abenguru, Ivory Coast, where forests are cleared of second and third class trees…

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Bill’s Little Helper

Bill Iverson is used to having little helpers around on a regular basis. When he is running his Peterson sawmill…

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Age Never Fails

Earlier this month, Bryan Anderson brought his 1993 Production Frame mill in for its second service in 13 years. It…

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As it should be

Aah, this is how it should be. A beautiful sunny June day, with a group of mates, cutting a few…

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Layla’s Photo Diary

Well, the first show is over! We met some great people, enjoyed some great milling, and hopefully made a great…

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Playing around

It started with a casual comment from Scot’s wife that it would be nice to have a swingset for their…

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