Today's Sawmills

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How sawmills turn logs into dimensional lumber

See how extensive today's process is to turn logs into lumber. This ain't your great grand-daddy's sawmill.

Over thirty machines are used in this video to shape wood into lumber. From stem wave feeders and debarkers to side board feeders and planer machines, see the video that shows today's entire process, courtesy of Two Rivers Lumber Sawmill, Demopolis, AL.

Below is eye candy from the above video of various equipment used in today’s sophisticated sawmills.

See how they used to do it, courtesy of FOX8 WGHP.