Understand your sawmill terminology

Glossary of Sawmilling Terms

If there is a term in our website that isn’t explained here, ask us for a definition, and to add it to the glossary.

Explore Swingblade Tips & Tricks

Cutting patterns to optimize your logs, log placement, securing logs in place, calculations, maintaining the mill, you name it.. Skip the guesswork and check out our most popular tips and tricks for operating a Peterson Portable Sawmill.

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Looking for our sawmill prices?

Peterson Portable Sawmills manufacture and export worldwide from our factory in Rotorua, New Zealand. Encountering fluctuating freight, raw materials, currencies and export costs, therefore we have tailored pricelists pertaining to each country.
We also have over 40 different mill configurations to suit all applications, so it often helps to call and speak to us about your particular needs.

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