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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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  • April 5, 2022 Meloni Janzen

    Sales, Service and Success

    Smith Sawmill Service filing room

    In our current economy, I will venture a guess, most readers have made or will be making some large supply or cap-ex purchases for their filing room. Although a saw filer may not make the final decision, ultimately he or she is responsible to make sure what was purchased works to the benefit of the department and the entire operation.

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  • March 3, 2022 Paul Smith

    TurboSawmill Portable swing-blade Mills

    Timberline article TurboSawmill Portable swing-blade mills make inroads into the USA with Smith Sawmill Service

    Make Inroads into U.S.A. with Smith Sawmill Service 

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  • February 8, 2022 Paul Smith

    A PROPERLY GREASED FILING ROOM

    Grease Lubricant, Paul Smith article

    Lubrication-related filing room equipment failure plagues most sawmills. And it seems the problem is on the rise with the widespread use of automatic grease units. It's easy to become dependent on these automatic lubrication units to do the job. 

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  • December 2, 2021 Paul Smith

    ONSITE OR OFFSITE

    Smith Sawmill Service - Saw Blade sharpening

    It's been said that having a sawmill without a filing room is like having a grocery store without a meat market. I would certainly not argue such a statement, but, I will say, both have advantages and disadvantages.

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  • October 4, 2021 Paul Smith

    SAWS AND STEEL

    Many mills are finding the current lead time for new saws quite the challenge. The healthcare industry has been fighting this pandemic for over a year now and our industry, like many others, has been fighting the effects: shut downs, 

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  • August 13, 2021 Paul Smith

    Dealing with New Bandsaws

    Pau Smith, Dealing with New Bandsaws published in Canadian Wood Products magazine July 2021

    Although bandsaw manufactures are very good at building and putting up bandsaws to your specifications, it is still well advised to go through a check-in-process to fine tune and ensure that they are ready for your mill. 

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  • June 7, 2021 Paul Smith

    Are your circular saws being guided properly?

    Guide Check Stand

    Hopefully, the answer to that question is “Yes, they are.” A guided saw is a saw operating between two guides. This combination requires good guides, proper clearance and alignment to be effective in its purpose. 

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  • May 4, 2021 Paul Smith

    Paul Smith in 1976

    In 2020 Smith Sawmill Service celebrates 30 years of serving the wood industry. As a 19-year-old young man, Paul Smith was sharpening saw blades and learning his skill of the sawmill service business throughout Texas. 

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  • April 7, 2021 Paul Smith

    Saw Arbor and Sleeve Wear

    Is your saw fitting correctly on the arbor/sleeve? We, as an industry leader, are always looking for a better way to accurately establish measured standards that will determine when a part, such as an arbor sleeve, needs replacing.

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