Thinking about buying a sawmill?
THNKING ABOUT BUYING A SAWMILL?
There are many things to consider before buying a portable sawmill.
What type of milling you are doing: homeowner or professional usage, diameter logs you will be sawing, manual or hydraulic mill, stationary or trailer band mill, and of course budget? Can you get parts easily for your mill? Can you get training on using your mill properly? Will I get support after the sale? Who can I call if I need help?
Hud-Son Forest Equipment in Barneveld NY proudly manufactures our equipment here in NY and has a line up of sawmills to fit any sawyers needs. Our authorized and trained Hud-Son Forest Equipment dealer representatives are strategically located throughout the US and Canada to serve your local area. We have our dealers available to you locally so you can demonstrate Hud-Son Equipment products and receive proper training/maintenance on the equipment you are purchasing.
Our Hud-Son Forest Equipment Freedom Line sawmill is suited to those with a set budget in mind. Hud-Son Forest Equipment has sold many Freedom line sawmills to sawyers just starting out with their milling and eventually upgrade to our Homesteader/Oscar line sawmills with the benefit of oversized logs and larger HP motors. The Freedom line portable sawmill line includes the Hunter/Sawyer/ and Patriot sawmill options. Unassembled sawmills allow the customer to save money by assembling the units themselves and the benefit of learning every aspect of the mill when they assemble it themselves. Log diameter starts at 21 inches and motor sizes beginning of 7HP. The Hud-Son Forest Equipment Freedom line bandsaw mill is comparable to the unassembled Harbor Freight sawmill. The benefit of purchasing the Hud-Son over the Chinese manufactured mill is readily available parts and technicians available for phone support 6 days a week. Hud-Son Forest Equipment proudly manufactures our forestry equipment in the USA by American hands.
Hud-Son Forest Equipment next line of portable sawmill is our Homestead line of mill which includes three models. The HFE 21, HFE 30, and HFE 36. The Hud-Son Homesteader sawmills are for the homesteader, farm, or hobbyist sawyers. Produce lumber for any number of projects. Maximize resources from your own woodland. Homesteader features Hud-Son’s curved 2-post and vertical lift tube design. These portable bandsaw mills are lightweight, economical, and requires no more than a 3’x 7’ storage space. Hud-Son Forest Equipment Homesteader line of bandsaw mills ship fully assembled and ready to cut within an hour of delivery. Features begin with 21” diameter cuts, welded steel track, and 6.5 HP motors. The HFE-30 is portable and easy to store but can get the serious work done too. With a log capacity of 30” and optional unlimited lengths of cut, you can efficiently saw boards and beams, which can be used in your home construction and maintenance projects. The Hud-Son Forest Equipment Homesteader 36 is the largest mill in the Homesteader line and has the horsepower to tackle the large logs you need to mill. The 31” throat allows you to make mantles, tables, bar tops, custom signs, and much more. The 16 HP V-twin electric start gas motor will make quick work of your sawmill cut list. This no-frills manual mill is easy to operate and maintain. Lock your log in, turn the key, set your blade height with the easy to read quarter scale, throttle up, and cut. The HFE 36 is that simple!
The Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar “pro-style” and commercial sawmills, increase production and profits with bigger logs. Average and advanced sawyers can increase production and profits with bigger logs. All Oscar mills feature a larger electric start motor and options. The Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar line boasts 28-inch diameter cuts all the way to slabber mill size of 60-inch diameter logs. 14HP electric start to 37 EFI gas motor options. The mills are also manual feed throughout the cut. All you have to do is gently push on the carriage. As in the entire Oscar sawmills this mill has a moveable guide tube that allows you to keep the band blade guides close to the wood to maximize accuracy.
The Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar line also features trailer, hydraulic, and slabber sawmills in its lineup. The Farm Boss with its heavy-duty trailer and 6 leveling lets’ can be set up within 10 minutes of arrival. The sawmill head has 2”x 2” steel 4-post frame is extra heavy duty and rugged for long-term dependability and accuracy. Equipped with an electric powered winch for touch of a button height adjustment makes this sawmill user friendly and ready to cut on the spot. The 36” maximum diameter capacity ad 20-foot length capability will allow you to tackle some of the larger logs on your land or elsewhere.
Hud-Son H360 Hydraulic Portable Sawmill comes standard with a 23 hp engine, adjustable power feed, power throttle, power height adjustment, a hydraulic log loader, hydraulic log turner and heavy-duty 24-foot trailer. Built for the production minded sawyer, this sawmill is available with multiple engine options and optional power dog and backstops. This unit has a 36” diameter and 18-foot length capability.
Lastly, the Hud-Son Forest Equipment Oscar 52 and Oscar 60 slabber sawmills are designated to cut logs that traditional sawmills cannot process. The Oscar 52 and Oscar 60 are easy to operate and maintain which leaves you more time to mill and sell your products. This mill is available with multiple engine and track options so that you can customize it to your needs.
Hud-Son Forest Equipment is here to help you with your decision making and support both before and after the sale. We boast an extensive dealer network to demo, purchase, and maintain your Hud-Son equipment. Most parts used on our equipment can easily be picked up from your local hardware store, keeping maintenance/service easy with our customers mind. Hud-Son Forest Equipment has been in business since 1946 and is family owned/operated. With tens of thousands of sawmills sold Hud-Son Forest Equipment knows sawmills.
Hud-Son Forest Equipment 800-765-7297