SAWMILLING AT OUR DRIPPING SPRINGS LOCATION – YOU COME TO US


  • We can easily handle & mill 6 foot diameter logs with a maximum slab cut width of  70″.

  • Proudly, the only business in Texas specializing in Adaptive Tree Re-use Projects.   Simply said, we manage all aspects of tree re-purposing from urban & rural tree site salvaging, to transport, to milling, to drying, to manufacturing of the final lumber products (furniture, flooring, cladding, build-ins, bar tops, etc).

  • We offer portable sawmill services for trees up to 36″.   Our portable mill can self-load up to 8000 lb logs!

  • There is no weight limit.   We often load & mill 4,000 to 12,000 lb logs.     

  • Sawmilling on both hourly and project basis.

    • Our yard rate is $150/hour (unloading, log prep, stacking & loading, etc).

    • Our WM1000 Woodmizer mill rate is $300/hour (we can mill at faster feed rates than anyone in TX which is biggest factor in overall cost).   Total minimum bill is $500.  

    • Our Baker 3665D mill rate is $250/hour (this mill continually wins the Portable Sawmill Shootout as the #1 high production portable sawmill).   Total minimum bill is $400.

    • $25 waste removal & blade sharpening fee charged to every project  (we donate as much of our cut-offs as possible).

  • Services billed in 30 minute increments.

  • If you believe you have found a better rate or project bid, we will try our best to beat it!  We have quotes from our closest competition in Cedar Creek with quotes 60-80% higher than us!!!   Don’t get taken advantage of!   

  • If the project is to support a non-profit or those less fortunate, please contact us to discuss.  We are here to help Improve Lives.  


PORTABLE SAWMILLING SERVICES – WE COME TO YOU

2017 Winner of the “Great Portable Sawmill Shootout”

  • We offer portable sawmill services for trees up to 36″.   Our portable mill can self-load up to 8000 lb logs!

  • Our portable Baker 3665D mill rate is $250/hour.  Total minimum bill is $500. 

    • This sawmill won the 2017 “Great Portable Shootout” as the most efficient, highest production portable sawmill in North America.
    • It is important to consider how efficiently a sawyer can operate a sawmill.   This is the fastest portable sawmill made!   It has full hydraulic and digital controls with a 8000 lb log loading station, de-barker, and board drag system.
    • It runs on a 65-HP diesel Cummins motor.
  • Services billed in 15 minute increments.

  • Mileage to/from location is billed from our Dripping Springs location at $3/mile.

  • If you believe you have found a better rate or project bid, we will try our best to beat it!

  • If the project is to support a non-profit or those less fortunate, please contact us to discuss.  We are here to help Improve Lives.  


TREE RE-USE TRANSPORT & DELIVERY


  • We charge $4 per mile for log pick-up and transport using our Class A 9-ton crane truck (turnkey = we load & handle it all).

  • We charge $2.50 per mile for log pick-up and transport using our F-450 and 24,000 lb capacity gooseneck trailer (you need to be able to assist in log loading with a Skid Steer, Forklift or Tractor onto our trailer).

  • Any transport and loading that takes longer than 30-min is additionally charged a labor rate of $125/hr.

  • Larger projects can be quoted on a per project basis.  Please contact us for further information.


CUSTOM FURNITURE & MILLING


  • We can turn a salvaged log into your own personal piece of furniture or re-purposed materials for your home or business.   Supported by our sister company, Refined Elements LLC.     

  • If you bring your slab or lumber, we charge $8-10 square foot for CNC planing of large slabs.   (E.g. 4 ft x 10 ft slab = 40 ft2 x $8 = $320 in planing fees).   We can eliminate twists & cups with our shimming procedures to help maximize the board thickness.  

  • If you buy our slab or lumber, we charge a discounted rate of $5-6 square foot for CNC planing of large slabs.  

  • We offer architectural milling from tongue & groove flooring to custom molding profiles.

  • Larger projects can be quoted on a per project basis.  Please contact us for further information.


KILN SERVICES (coming soon)


  • Pricing is on a per project basis.   Please contact us for further information.

  • We likely will not be offering kiln drying for the general public until late 2019.  


Loading a log onto the mill.