Testimonials

Getting Creative with the Alaskan Mill

Beautiful butterfly wings from Mason Bauer !

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Giant Elm & Julian

“When I first decided to take on this daunting project, I was a bit intimidated, and overwhelmed….I thought…what did I get myself into? But with a little determination, and a 6 foot Alaskan sawmill, I was able to get the job done! Thanks for making this possible Granberg!” -Julian Iacobazzi      Forest Shepherd (ForestShepherd.org)…

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Alaskan Mill in New Zealand

“I have been chainsaw milling full time for 27 years using your mills and would like to say how much I love them. I mill trees for farmers and trees in remote areas for helicopter extraction and large swamp Kauri logs. I have just built a chainsaw bar that is 3 meters wide, to cut…

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Habilitat : The Place of Change

Aloha, On behalf of the entire Habilitat organization, I would like to extend our gratitude to you and Granberg International for your generous contribution of Grinding Wheels (G418),  Break-N-Mend (G605C), and Precision Grinder (G1012XT). It is through your support that we are able to better the lives of those who have become involved in substance…

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Live Edge Surfboard & the Alaskan Mill

I found the Granberg Mill extremely easy to use. The equipment is beautifully engineered and operates to perfection! The quick and easy set up allowed me to slab out two trees in one morning (and that was my first time milling!) Great product, and even greater people to work with! Kyle Meloy @Kokomo Surf Co…

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Sustainable Living For The Penan

The Penan are some of the world’s last hunter gatherers, living in the Malaysian state of Sarawak on the island of Borneo. Until recently most have been nomadic, wandering in small family groups, each with their own, fairly clearly demarcated territory. Some have never traveled more than 20 miles from their birthplace. With the increased…

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From Salvaged Walnut to Beautiful Table

Salvaged walnut log from Washington. One of the slabs made its way to Idaho as a beautiful table.

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Making Dimensional Lumber

The Mini Mill being used to make dimensional lumber.

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Marshall Islands

Milling lumber in the South Pacific, Marshall Islands

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Lumber in Africa

The Alaskan Small Log Mill being used to make some lumber in Africa.

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Frames in Norway

The Alaskan Mill was used to make these timber frames in Norway.

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Making Use of a Fallen Tree

President Erik Granberg using the Alaskan Small Log Mill to slab up a tree that fell down in his neighbor’s yard.

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Mini Mill

The Mini Mill in action!

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Black Walnut Beauty

Kevin Taylor, an avid user of Granberg Alaskan Mills, used the Alaskan C2 Mill to slab up this black walnut beauty.

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Milling Lumber in Tena, Ecuador

The locals were exuberant to find that old logs could be turned into quality wood. In most places around the world, the good trees have been cut and the timber industry has moved on. But many quality trees were left on the ground and now local farmers are finding new ways to make good money…

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Eastern Black Walnut table

Forrest Taylor cut all the fine wood for this highly original hall table with another great original – the Alaskan MKIII

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American tools at their best

I recently purchased your Alaskan Mill from a UK distributor. I write to tell you just how delighted I am with your justly famous and highly-thought-of jig. As a customer/user and a former Technical College Wood Trades teacher, I would hope that my honest observations may be of some interest to you. First of all…

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Mini-Mill Mantlepiece

Used your mini-mill to square/flatten the back of this old oak barn beam that I’d using for a fireplace mantel. Worked great! Thanks for a well built and easy to use piece of gear. Rick Barker

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“Mill”-ion dollar cabin

Colin Beggs, a contractor working in Idaho, created many of the beams for this million-dollar lakeside cabin using the Alaskan MKIII mill, including the massive bifurcated timber that supports the main arch seen in this photo

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Tough enough!

No good deed goes unpunished. Granberg MK III sawmill owner, Stuart H, states those words after he agreed to slice a big piece of Walnut for his friend, Harry O. Mr. O’s wood contained a very big nail that was perfectly sawn by the Granberg mill. Notice the level cut in the photo. The mill…

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Milled beech and spalted maple

Dear Granberg, I wanted to write and say what a wonderful mill you have. I was new to the process but got started off quickly and now have milled some amazing things! The chain is awesome and the mill is great. Thanks, Robert Hacker, MD

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G-850 Testimonial

After a few bad initial slabs using a 2X8, I (finally) bought the G-850 brackets, and found some straight 2×4 (x10-ft) , and don’t look back, NO REGRETS, & wonder WHY I waited so long? TRUST Granberg to have done their homework and deliver a quality product! Terry from Memphis

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Satisfied Customer for over 30 years

My 1012 bar mount grinder finally died (about 30 years). I have a 1012C that lost a belt, and they do not interchange. The bearing grease is to heavy for 8deg weather. Quite possibly the best product I have ever owned. I already put in a phone call for a couple of replacement belts, just…

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Made In the USA

Thank you for keeping USA working. I always try to buy American-made items. I have your MKIIImill and have cut more than 5000 bd ft. of all kinds of wood. The latest was 9 logs rescued from a creek restoration project. We cut 3 oak and 6 poplar. All of our wood is, of course,…

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Expanding your Cut with the Alaskan Mill

I would like to say that I had a chance to use your product and was thoroughly impressed with the smoothness of the cut and how easy it was to use. I have a bandsaw mill and a friend bought your Alaskan III mill to cut wood too big for my saw. With the addition…

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Building a house in Argentina with the Alaskan Mill

“I bought a mill from you two years ago and I am doing quite well with it.The house is being built in Buenos Aires city, by the riverside. We’re using urban trees that are blown away by storms or those that are cut down for building purposes.” Monte from Argentina

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Feedback From Germany

Good evening (or whatever it is where you are). I’ve been in touch with you a couple of times, because a few months ago I bought an Alaskan 36″ chainsaw mill in an online auction and, because some of the parts hadn’t arrived, I thought I might have to re-order. As I live in Germany,…

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Going Strong Since the 70’s

I bought one of your Alaskan MKII chainsaw mills in the late 70’s and it has been a great piece of equipment for a long time. I have most of the complete unit with a 54″ bar, oiler, and two man handle. I use it with a Stihl 090 and have cut some amazing lumber…

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Alaskan Mark III Chainsaw Mill Attachment Provides Great Value

Hi, I recently purchased a 24″ Alaskan Mark III chainsaw mill attachment and the Mini-Mill this summer. Your products really are a great value. The instructions are straightforward and easy to follow. Everything assembles quickly and easily with a few simple tools. The adjustments are quick and easy without a lot of fussing around. The…

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Over 45 Years of Quality Accessories

I’ve been using Granberg products for over twenty years and have never been disappointed in them. My grinders have saved me many hours of work and travel time. I would highly recommend Granberg products. ray l duff Vancouver, WA Granberg has been manufacturing QUALITY chain saw accessories for over 45 years!

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Alaskan Lumber Chainsaw Mill Attachments

I had the opportunity to use (a Granberg Alaskan Lumber Chainsaw Mill attachment) this summer while cutting hiking trails through the Maine woods. It did a fantastic job of cutting planks for the bridges that needed to be built. I have to have one for myself! Thanks, Brian Swierk Turner, Maine

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Kind Words from a Doctor

Harry H. Rinehart, M.D. Manzanita, OR. I love the MK-III. It works like a charm. I also got the Mini-Mill at the same time, and it too is a great piece of equipment. If you can’t trust a Doctor – Who can you?

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Great for Landscapers

Dear Granberg, Just wanted to drop you line and tell you that this grinder is outstanding. 3 passes on a chainsaw blade is all it needs, a matter of fact it sharpens better and faster than using the normal chainsaw grinder. I am going to recommend it to some of my fellow landscapers, who are…

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Ideal For Amateurs Too

I am an amateur woodworker and I was interested in milling my own lumber, but I was apprehensive about the safety and effectiveness of Alaskan chainsaw mills. However, after finally acquiring one I immediately realized my concerns where unfounded. The system is easy to operate, safe (it’s safer than cutting logs!) and very precise. I…

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Truly Consistent Slab Thickness

Date: December 3, 2001 To: Granberg From: K.R. Ziegelbauer Regarding: Small Log Chainsaw Mill I wanted to pass on our very satisfied position with this mill attachment for our chainsaw. My son Greg and I tried it out yesterday and were thrilled with the results. One of the strong points, over the much more expensive…

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The Dualsharp F210

“Dear Erik The Dualsharp (F210) I ordered came and is working wonderfully. Actually, I ordered two of them. That little device has saved me a lot money.” Sonny Carroll Custom Lawn Sprinklers, Inc. Raleigh, NC

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Works Great with an Echo 670

“Dear Mr. Granberg and Crew: I recently purchased one of your Alaskan portable chainsaw mills from Bailey’s. I attached an Echo 670 for a power head and it worked like a charm! I’ve never cut this clean with a chainsaw before. I’m carving benches, and your mill makes easy work for seats and backs. Enclosed…

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Cutting 12-Foot Red Oak Beams

“Using the Mini Chainsaw Mill I cut this 12 foot long beam. It is 10″ X 11″ X 12′ Red Oak. This tree along with about 10 others went down during Hurricane Katrina, I just hated to see the wood rot or be burnt up as firewood. Thanks for a great tool.” – Nick from…

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Alaskan MK-III 24″ Chainsaw Mill and Rip Chain

Dear Granberg staff, I just purchased your Alaskan MK-III 24″ chainsaw mill and rip chain and it works better than I ever thought it would. My Stihl 440 handles it great. I am very impressed with the balance and clean cutting operation of the mill. Since I’ve assembled and mounted it I’ve made lumber from…

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Exceeding Expectations

Hi Granberg Guys, Nice meeting all of you the other day. I have been meaning to get back to you and let you know that the new ripping chain I bought from you is great. Don and I went right to work “testing” out the new chain. The break in stretch was not too bad.…

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Review of Small Log Chainsaw Mill

Dear Mr. Granberg, After years of reading and researching different products to mill my own lumber, I choose your companies product. I purchased your Small Log Chainsaw Mill this spring. I also went found a nice 038AV (which is rated around 70cc)- the smallest recommended for that mill. Since that time, I can’t say enough…

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Granberg Model G-912 GRIND-N-JOINT

I have a Granberg model G-912 GRIND-N-JOINT chain saw sharpener, which I have had for about 30 years. I live in north central Iowa, about 10 miles from the Minnesota border. I heated my house for about 25 years with wood and my best friend and I had a side line business cutting trees and…

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In Williams Lake

“I have the small chainsaw mill (for the 20” blade) and it does beautiful work.” – Art from Williams Lake, British Columbia

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At Any Age

The best thing about milling your own lumber is that any age can do it!  

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Timber Frames by Collin Beggs

“I particularly use my Granberg mill to cut crooked wood when a Woodmizer is either unavailable or cannot cut the width necessary.” – Collin

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Washington Maple

“I never dreamed that it would be so easy to cut up a log that size until I purchased your device. My son and a Hemlock tree that I “Lumberized“, using your full sized mill for my shop work bench.” – Byron from Washington   A 3 ft+ diameter by 12 ft long Washington Maple.

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Quartering Western Hemlock

“I use the alaskan mill and mini mill to make cants and break down oversize logs so they will fit on my portable bandsaw mill. In the picture below I am 1/4ing a large piece of western hemlock to cut VG flooring for a friend.” – Dave, Canada

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G555B Mini Mill

“This is my first try using your G555B mini mill. This is a 26 foot 10″x12″ beam cut with my Husquavarna 55.” – Jerry from Lakehead, CA

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Black Walnut Seasoned Slabs

“Black Walnut seasoned slabs , 5’L x 25″W x 3″T. You can’t just go to your local lumber warehouse and purchase this kind of lumber, and if you could, you had better bring your life savings! The mill pays for itself 10 times over everytime you clamp it to the saw. ” – Scott

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Alaskan Mill Use In The Amazon

“I just spent another week along the Amazon with your Alaskan Mill. We made lots of slabs from waste wood – thrilling the locals with new hope for income from their farms. They had the first batch of slabs from September already dried using their solar cacao drying sheds. When they dropped me back in…

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