Peterson Portable Sawmills

Peterson Owners’ Stories

Below are some very interesting stories from mill owners around the world.

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Portable sawmill opens the door to affordable housing

Panapa Ehau is a co-founder and director of Hikurangi Enterprises Ltd, a group of innovative entities dedicated to regional economic…

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Light earth building: A natural way to build the future

Like many other countries in the world, New Zealand has a huge housing problem. While successive governments have been trying…

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First worldwide JP owner is still enjoying his hobby mill | 2020 Update

Ted Isaacs had no previous experience with any type of sawmill. But that didn’t stop this old timer being a…

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An Austrian hobby sawmiller following his dreams in Nova Scotia

Horst Puff had been managing a BP gas station on an Austrian Autobahn for some time when in 2009, he…

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A versatile mill for a versatile builder

The Ozark National Forest spans 1.2 million acres and is located predominantly in the Ozark Mountains in northern Arkansas, USA.…

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An American homesteader making best use of his Automated Portable Sawmill

Will Koski reached retirement age several years ago, however he is not showing any signs of slowing down. Will grew…

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Homesteading is a lifestyle choice for American sawmiller

Homesteading is the act (and often, art) of creating a productive and self-sufficient home, and it has made Robert Wells…

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Portable sawmill solves supply issue on remote island

What do you do when you have a pile of logs? You get a portable sawmill and turn it into…

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Are portable sawmills worth it?

Originally published in Independent Sawmill & Woodlot Management Magazine, April 2016 Written by Dave Boyt The trick in operating a…

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Two mills working in tandem

Guy Jackson is a custom sawmiller and a maker. A maker of large outdoor/indoor tables, bench tops, bed frames… and…

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