SAWMILLING AT OUR DRIPPING SPRINGS LOCATION – YOU COME TO US


  • We can easily transport & 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.  Adaptive Tree Re-use is incorporating the repurposed lumber from construction site trees (typically) back into the design of newly constructed or renovated buildings.  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 logs up to 36″ with a maximum cut width of 28″.     Our portable mill can self-load up to 8000 lb logs!   Please call for more details if you have a larger onsite milling project.   

  • There is virtually no size or weight limit.   We often load & mill 4,000 to 12,000 lb logs.   We are known for milling some of the most challenging logs found in the US.   We take pride is having the highest quality standards in our sawmilling services.   We hold extremely tight tolerances and produce very flat boards and slabs.   

  • Sawmilling on both hourly and project basis.

    • Our WM1000 Woodmizer mill rate starts at $250/hour (we can mill at faster feed rates than anyone in TX which is biggest factor in overall cost).  Our minimum fee is $500.   This is the most modern wide kerf sawmill produced today.  Electric 480V 3-phase motor.  Digital controls with extremely tight milling tolerances.   We take great pride in producing the best milled lumber in Texas!

    • Our Baker 3665D mill rate starts at $150/hour (this mill continually wins the Portable Sawmill Shootout as the #1 fastest production portable sawmill).   Our minimum fee is $250.   

    • If we run into embedded objects that damage our sawmill blades then you are billed for the replacement cost.   

  • 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 “Save Trees & 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!

  • The actual cut width of this sawmill is 28″ wide.   

  • Our portable Baker 3665D mill rate starts at  $150/hour.  

    • 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.
  • Note due to the weight on this sawmill (12,000 lbs) and the time it takes to properly setup the mill, please call to discuss your onsite milling project.    These are typically large multi-day milling projects.

  • 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 typically charge $5 per mile for log pick-up and transport using our Class A 9-ton crane truck.   Please call for more details as we provide project rates for larger tree reuse project or adaptive tree reuse projects.  

  • We also offer transport using our F-350 and 24,000 lb capacity gooseneck trailer with a Skid Steer or Bobcat for moving logs from less accessible locations.  

  • We also offer certified arborist tree service work for the safe removal of urban trees near sensitive structures (homes, powerlines, etc).    

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

  • We take great pride in managing some of the most challenging tree removals found across of all Texas.      


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 $10 square foot for CNC planing of large slabs.   (E.g. 4 ft x 10 ft slab = 40 ft2 x $10 = $400 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 only $5 per square foot for CNC planing of large slabs.  

  • We happily support DIYers.   We often build custom table tops that are ready for final sanding and finish out work by our end clients.    

  • 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


  • We have one of the largest on-site kilns in Texas capable of drying up to 5000 board feet of lumber per load. 

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