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riverrock84
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Suggestion : Other Norwood Portable Sawmill Owners Close By?

Are there other Norwood Portable Sawmill owners in your area? Wouldn't it be great if there was a list or map of other sawmill owners willing to put up a demonstration or give advice on assembly, maintenance, milling etc.

Stephen

swampbuggy
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Stephan, Norwood has a program for those that want to demonstrate their mills. They vet the people for you so that they are legit. Works well. I had one come by last Friday. Maybe he will buy a mill. Dan

Post Oakie
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Riverrock, that's a pretty good idea. I think I'll borrow it and start a thread where any Norwood owner can list their location and any other info about their mill. The implication, of course, is that they are open to visits.

SawnSal
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Ya I asked Norwood if they could recommend someone locally with the same machine as me and sharpening gear to get me started in the right direction with sharpening and they told me they couldn't give me that info. and to buy there sharpening gear. :(

SawnSal
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Ya I asked Norwood if they could recommend someone locally with the same machine as me and sharpening gear to get me started in the right direction with sharpening and they told me they couldn't give me that info. and to buy there sharpening gear. :(

Post Oakie
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The trick is to just skim a little off at a time. I'm also experimenting with narrower sets (around .015") for hardwoods. Lots of variables to play with when sharpening sawmill blades!

Post Oakie
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I'll have to do a Youtube video. It is pretty straightforward, and the resharpened blades actually seem to stay sharp longer than the new ones out of the box.

SawnSal
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I only have three blades to resharpen at the moment. One is cobolitzed, teeth out of set. and a box of new ones to use. that's why I didn't wanna buy the sharpening gear right now. I don't have the space for the gear in my home and shop or the cash flow at the moment to buy that gear. Ya the new blades don't stay sharp for very long.

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