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LX50

Rhineland Locals Use LX50 Sawmill to Save Timber Destroyed by Bark Beetles

Using a small sawmill on your property can help save valuable timber and make life more exciting by filling your days with sawing.

Sawmilling Oak with the Wood-Mizer LX50 in the Netherlands

Located in the Dutch village of Lutten, Bob Otten runs his own sawmill business, The Otten Sawmill. There is no finer wood than oak for this craftsman, who is deeply passionate about his work. Oak is perfect for crafting authentic haystacks, rustic barns, traditional roof frames, and other products. Bob Otten oversees the entire process — from felling the trees, sawing, to construction.

Forest Owners Sawing Beetle-Kill and Windfall Logs to Add Value

Need to clear the forest after a windfall? Are there trees affected by the bark beetle? One profitable solution is to saw damaged logs into more valuable lumber for homesteads and sale.