Farming Magazine - July, 2011


Product Focus: Woodlot Equipment & Services

Baillie Lumber Co.

Buying veneer and sawlogs, roadside log scaling, trucking and immediate payment available. Purchasing of standing timber, as well as forestry services, logging, sawmill and more.

Built Rite Mfg. Corp.

The Built-Rite line of firewood processing equipment includes three models of tractor-powered processors, three compact processors, six full-size processors, two cut-off saws, three wood splitters and conveyors ranging from 10 to 32 feet. The multi-wedge allows users to split two, four, six and eight or 10 ways without changing wedges; a variable stroke saw cuts firewood and outdoor furnace wood on the same machine without losing cycle time.

Blockbuster, Inc.

The Model 15-20 Firewood Processor features a 35 hp four-cycle Kubota diesel engine; 4-inch splitting cylinder; adjustable splitting head (four or six-way); chain-driven log trough; capacity up to 15 inches in diameter and 20 feet long; and more.

Echo Bear Cat

The new 4-inch CH4400 Wood Chipper features a double-banded belt drive; 404cc overhead cam Subaru engine; cast iron cylinder liner; and two reversible, heat-treated .5-inch threaded chipping blades. Handles wood up to 4 inches in diameter

Emak USA

The MT 7200 chain saw features a 5.4 hp/70.8cc engine; an anti-vibration system with six rubber mounts and two spring dampers; a digital coil and decompression valve; and a five-year consumer and two-year professional warranty.

EMB Mfg., Inc.

The Wallenstein WP Wood Processor is available in two models, WP 820 Auto Cycle and WP 830 Auto Cycle, with 9 or 14 hp Subaru engines and 11 or seven-second full-stroke cycle time, respectively. Both handle logs up to 22 inches in diameter and 24-inch maximum split length. Features include adjustable four-way wedge configuration, Torflex suspension, 25-ton splitting force and more.

Fransg<0x00E5>rd Mfg.

The new Forestry Winch with band brake system and extra heavy covers and screens has additional ground clearance to the top pulley and a pulling capacity of 19,900 pounds. An optional radio transmitter is available for electric-hydraulic models.

Granberg International

Granberg International offers a line of portable sawmills, including the Alaskan Mill, the Mini Mill and the Small Log Mill. The Alaskan Mark III C2 Series package is available in sizes from 30 to 56 inches and comes complete with double-end saw bar, ripping chain, oiler kit, slabbing rail bracket set, helper handle and chain saw sharpener (powerhead not included).

Logosol, Inc.

The Logosol M7 Sawmill is made of aircraft grade anodized aluminum, weighs 115 pounds and works with all standard shape logs up to 16.5 feet in length (extensions available). The M7 features self-locking ratchet height adjustment; low-profile ripping chain available in 16, 20 or 25-inch cutting lengths that takes only .25 inch of kerf; independent log bed suspension; dual-increment log bed adjustment of .25 to 1/8 inch; and log lifting capacity of up to 1,100 pounds.


Offering a complete line of log loaders with boom reach from 9 feet 6 inches to 18 feet 6 inches; lift capacities from 800 to 2,200 pounds; and grapple openings from 29 inches to 52 inches. System Trac articulated trailer option is available in all models. Metavic.htm

Northeast Implements

Northeast Implements carries a complete line of skid steer attachments, including the Farmi and Valby forestry equipment lines. Products include Valby skid steer wood chippers, Farming skid steer winches, Valby log grapples, Valby stone grapples and Valby rigid-mount grapples.

Norwood Industries, Inc.

The LumberMate Pro MX34 Portable Sawmill features Dura-Guide Ceramic Blade Guides; single-action four-function operator's control; auto-lock sawhead; auto 1-inch indexing; laminated sawhead technology; integrated safety features including full blade protection, safety-switch equipped guards and rapid blade-brake; and industrial-size cast-iron, precision-machined and balanced 20.25-inch band wheel. Other features include belt-tensioning clutch; narrow cross-bunk design; and quick-locking log clamping systems.


Offering three-point hitch firewood processors that cut, split and load 2-plus cords per hour with a 55 hp or above tractor. Handles up to 15-inch log diameters and cuts 8 to 20-inch lengths. It splits two, four, six or eight ways and loads with a 13-foot discharge conveyor. Hydraulic log lifter is standard and a live deck is optional.

Pioneer Equipment, Inc.

The horse-drawn Pioneer Dump Trailer features an aluminum or wood bed with removable tailgate that can swing or lock into up position. It also has a mechanical winch; 4-foot-wide-by-8-foot-long bed; 3,500-pound load capacity; and .75-inch-by-13-inch-high exterior plywood sides. Available in red or green color.

Rainier Hydraulics, Inc.

The Chomper firewood processor is available in 18, 24, 36, 60, 80 and 125 hp models. All cutting is done with a shear blade that never needs sharpening. Splitter head has hydraulic adjustment to split zero to two or four-way depending on log diameter, with zero, two, four or six-way or zero, two, four or eight-way splitter head options available. One-man operation that processes up to 16-inch logs at ground level.


The F15 Forwarder features a new cab design, redesigned RK125 loader, John Deer 6068 HF 485 Power Tech Plus Tier 3 225 hp engine and D5-controlled hydraulic/mechanical transmission. Other features include load-sensing constant pressure hydraulic system separate from the transmission; RK 125 knuckle boom loader with double slewing cylinders; 31,000-pound load capacity; and more.

Sidney Mfg. Co., LLC

Sidney's Timberline TBL1000 Tree Shear features hydraulic rotation that allows the TBL1000 to rotate after the cut to serve as a grapple to lift, wrangle and carry the fallen tree. The TBL1000 is capable of cutting up to a 10-inch-diameter branch and designed to mount to most skid steer loaders.

Turner Mills

The Turner Mills Firewood Processor features a 24 hp Honda engine; is fully self-contained; loads, feeds, hydraulic saw cuts and splits; and is on wheels and towable. Standard features include 10-foot feed trough, 3,500-pound axle and 24-inch splitter. Also available are portable bandsaw mills ranging from a basic ground unit to a full hydraulic trailer model. The Hydraulic Mill features a box tube subframe, log bunks spaced every 24 inches apart, hydraulic back stops, bull dog leveling jacks, power head lift, hydraulic controls and more.

The Wagner Companies

The Wagner Companies offer forest management, log purchasing, log trucking, hardwood lumber, pallet logs, bark, chips and sawdust.

Wood-Mizer Products, Inc.

Wood-Mizer offers an extensive line of portable band sawmills covering a wide range of cutting capabilities. Offering both manual and hydraulic models, Wood-Mizer's eight sawmill models feature portability and thin-kerf cut. The LT28 comes standard with a trailer package, patented cantilever head and monorail bed, power feed system and 18 hp gas engine (25 hp optional). The LT28 handles logs up to 32 inches diameter and 21 feet long.