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HELPING WITH YOUR SAWMILL, FILING ROOM, SAW REPAIR, NARROW BAND, AND EQUIPMENT NEEDS
HELPING WITH YOUR SAWMILL, FILING ROOM, SAW REPAIR, NARROW BAND, AND EQUIPMENT NEEDS

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  • It's All About the Tooth
    December 7, 2020 Paul Smith

    It's All About the Tooth

    Paul Smith was published in the Canadian Wood Products Magazine November/December 2020 issue. 

    To have the best running circle saws, a near perfect tooth is required. And today, a perfect tooth is attainable in every way - perfectly

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  • What's Driving Circular Saws?
    May 29, 2020 Paul Smith

    What's Driving Circular Saws?

    Collared, splined, or geared, your circular saws have to have a way to spin. This is a very important factor of how well your saws are running. Collared circle saws are designed to be held on an arbor with collars. One inside collar and 

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  • COVID – 19 Virus and getting back to normal.
    April 29, 2020 Paul Smith

    COVID – 19 Virus and getting back to normal.

    During this pandemic we pray that your companies, your employees, and their families have managed to stay safe. SSS proudly recognizes our wood industry for not only standing strong but also adapting in ways which has kept our 
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  • Regarding The COVID – 19 Virus
    March 23, 2020 Paul Smith

    Regarding The COVID – 19 Virus

    We have locations in both Texas and Louisiana serving customers all across the US, either by our sales team, UPS, FEDEX and/or common carrier. After listening to both the Governor of Texas and of Louisiana it is our decision
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  • Today’s circular saws expectations are high.
    January 29, 2020 Paul Smith

    Today’s circular saws expectations are high.

    Are teeth coming out, shoulders breaking? These issues are beginning to show up more and more in the guided circular saws used in today’s mills. When the normal tooth bite was kept low, this problem did not occur as often....

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  • Year end message
    January 4, 2020 Paul Smith

    Year end message

    Each year I find myself reflecting on things I should have done, could have done or in some instances shouldn’t have done. One thing is for certain, I would like to take this opportunity to thank each employee, customer, vendor...

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  • A Properly Greased Filing Room
    October 28, 2019 Paul Smith

    A Properly Greased Filing Room

    Lubrication-related filing room equipment failure is a problem that plagues most all sawmills. And it seems, since the new automatic grease units have been put into use, the problem is on the rise. It’s easy to become dependent on these...

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  • September 9, 2019 Paul Smith

    Bandsaw Steel

    The Uddeholm group, now owned and operated by Voestalpine Precision Strip LLC, has a long tradition in supplying sawmills with bandsaw material. Our industry...
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  • February 20, 2019 Paul Smith

    My visit to Simonds International new Showroom

    Last week, I had the privilege to visit Simonds facility and new show room in Florence, South Carolina. They have been in this new location about a year now and as far as the warehouse, I can tell you it’s...

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