Peterson Portable Sawmills

Peterson Portable Sawmill Features

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Peterson Portable Sawmill features far outweigh those of cheaper imitations, not only in quality, but in efficiency and versatility as well.

Some of the portable sawmill features that make Peterson the sawmiller’s choice are the Hi/Lo track set up on the WPF and ASM models, the elevated saw engine, operator’s end sizing winches and more powerful motor options. The Peterson range also offer accessories to increase profitability for mill owners including a clip-on slabbing unit, planer blade and a sander disc.

Peterson can’t be beat on portable sawmill features, see specific milling advantages below.

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A Stepping Stone for young millers

The Junior Peterson portable sawmill (JP) is the perfect fit for 28 year old Zane Rous from Mangawhai, at the…

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Setting up the Peterson Wide Slabber in Pete's front yard

Dedicated Wide Slabber working in Suburbia

Warning:  Dedicated Wide Slabber and Peterson film crew working in the suburbs! Pete is a Rotorua local who makes money out…

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Making manual winch adjustments on Peterson custom-order portable sawmill

Photo shoot while testing custom-order portable sawmill

In February 2017, we had an opportunity to test a custom-order portable sawmill in photo-perfect conditions. This All Terrain Sawmill has…

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Compare Peterson and Lucas

What’s the difference between a Peterson and a Lucas sawmill?

As the current owner of both a Peterson 8” swingblade and a Lucas 8” swingblade, Bill Shore is uniquely qualified…

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The Junior Peterson – Rich with features every sawmiller can appreciate

The Junior Peterson may have a smaller cutting capacity than the rest of the Peterson Portable Sawmill range, but it…

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Peterson Sawmill Feature – Sawmill Warranty on Frames

Peterson Sawmills offer a 2-year sawmill warranty on our frame components. We manufacture the Peterson Portable Sawmill range using quality…

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Peterson Sawmill Feature – Faster Blade Sharpening

To decrease downtime, the Peterson blade can be sharpened while it is still on the mill; in less than 10…

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Peterson Sawmill Feature – More Powerful Sawmill Motor Options

Peterson are proud to offer the following gasoline options (model-dependent):   13.5hp Briggs & Stratton 22hp Honda 25hp Kohler 27hp Kohler 35hp…

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Peterson Feature – Parallel to Grain Cutting

Peterson’s ATS mills have a patented track raising system to allow parallel to grain cutting. Essentially this track raising system…

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Peterson ATS Sawmill – Side by Side Sizing Winches

Both vertical sizing winches on the ATS (All Terrain Sawmill) are at the operator’s end to minimise walking time, unlike imitation…

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