Video Treat: Turn a Log into Lumber with an 'Alaska Sawmill'

January 18, 2020
Read time: 1 min

Watch a guy make slab lumber out of a redwood log with nothing but a chainsaw, some planks, and a lever.

[OK—and a dust mask and hearing protection]

Sawmill Hack: How they make lumber in places that log trucks can't reach and sawmills are scarce. 

We hope you enjoy this weekend video treat.


David Groth is a sculptor in northern California. His sculpture usually involves a chainsaw. His YouTube channel has a lot of sculptorly videos