New personal bandsaw mill from Norwood Sawmills
By Norwood Sawmills
Apr. 24, 2013, Buffalo, NY - Norwood Sawmills, a global portable sawmill and forestry equipment manufacturer, has introduced a newly designed, personal bandsaw mill.
The next-generation LumberMate LM29 portable sawmill, based on the successful Norwood LumberLite ML26, is the next evolution in personal bandmills. With beefed-up capacity, the new LM29 can handle logs up to 29" (72.5cm) in diameter. Its throat opening has also been increased by over 40%, giving the LM29 the power to mill lumber up to 24" (60cm) wide. An adjustable guide system has been added to provide maximum blade support through both wide and narrow cuts. Finally, the range of engines available to power this particular model has been increased to include a 16hp V-Twin Briggs Vanguard electric-start engine, in addition to 9hp, 13hp and 14hp recoil-start engines.
Norwood Sawmills' President, Ashlynne Dale points out, "With bigger capacity and greater functionality, the LM29's additional utility answers a broader range of sawmilling needs. It will give Norwood's global customers affordable access to a versatile mobile bandsaw, capable of milling substantially-sized softwood and hardwood logs, while remaining exceptionally easy to use and maintain."
Like its predecessor, the LumberMate LM29 boasts a useful line-up of optional add-on attachments, including log deck extensions to mill longer lumber, a trailer system to tow the sawmill to remote milling sites, toe boards to compensate for log taper, log loading winches and ramps to simplify log loading and rotating, and Norwood's patented auto-lube system, among others. With so many attachments to add over time, the mill is capable of expanding as customers' sawmilling needs do.
"Given the increased size and utility of the LM29," continues Dale, "it has earned the right to bear Norwood's flagship sawmill brand name 'LumberMate' a name which is synonymous with premium-quality, reliability and versatility to sawyers all around the world."
"The LumberMate LM29 is an exceptionally capable sawmill, which outperforms all others in its class. It's engineered to cut lumber faster and more easily, which means higher production for Norwood owners," concludes Dale, "And, given its incredibly low purchase price, the LM29 is perfect for hobbyists, first-time sawyers and even custom sawyers."
For more information on Norwood Sawmills, visit http://www.norwoodsawmills.com/.