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Sawmill & Woodlot Magazine

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MN DNR Forest Nurseries & Seedling Sales
Itasca Greenhouse  Source of containerized seedlings & supplies
North Central Reforestation  Source of containerized seedlings

Wildflowers & Prairie Grasses

Petersen Sales, Askov MN
Cheri Petersen has a wide variety of seeds available including Woodland Wildflowers, Habitat Mix plus Tall and Short Prairie Grass Mixes.

Maple Syrup Equipment & Supplies

Anderson’s Maple Syrup, Inc.
Anderson’s has absolutely everything needed for maple syruping, from $1 spouts, to Beginner Kits, to $5,000 high-output evaporators.  Located in Cumberland, WI, everything can be ordered from their web site.  Open year around.

Woodland Related Equipment & Supplies

A.M. Leonard
Horticultural Tool & Supply Company since 1885
Ben Meadows Company
Full line of woodland related equipment & supplies
Forestry Suppliers, Inc. 
Full line of woodland related equipment & supplies
Everything for outdoor work. The master catalog has over 600 pages and 1,000s of items!
Logrite Tools
Originators of aluminum handled logging & woodworking tools (shown at right) as well as log arches.  Minnesota distributor, Pat Lanin, Brainerd, 218-764-3315 or
Northern Tool & Equipment
A Minnesota-based company.
They have everthing from Arborist Tools & Axes to Wiches & Wood Processing Equipment.  Located in California, they offer free UPS ground shipping on orders over $200.


Husqvarna Outdoor Power Equipment
Stihl Chain Saws
Oregon Chain’s Chainsaw Safety Page
Read & Print! Also check their Frequently Asked Questions.

Log Spitters

Timberwolf Mfg., Rutland, Vermont
Iron & Oak, Streator, IL
Split Right Mfg., Morenci, MI
Supersplitter, Inc., West Bridgewater, MA
Northern Tool & Equipment, Minnesota

Portable Sawmills

Wood-Mizer, Indianapolis IN
Largest U.S. manufacturer of portable band sawmills.

Baker Products, Ellington MO
Six models of band sawmills and related equipment.
Hud-Son Forest Equipment, Inc., Barneveld, NY
Has 4 models of portable band sawmills plus firewood processors and other equipment.  Has four Minnesota dealers.
Logosol, Buffalo, NY
Swedish-made chainsaw and band sawmills.
Mobile Manufacturing Co., Troutdale, OR
Portable circle sawmill.
Norwood Industries, Inc., Buffalo, NY
Has both band and chainsaw models as well as related equipment.

Peterson Sawmills
This is the brand owned by the Northwoods Forestry Coop shown in action in the photo at left.  For questions about Northwoods' experience, contact Gary Bradford at

Wood Furnaces

Central Boiler Outdoor Wood Furnace 
Made in Greenbush MN
Woodmaster Outdoor Wood Furnace
Made in Red Lake Falls MN
Northland Outdoor Wood Furnace
Made in Keewatin MN
Crown Royal Stoves Outdoor Wood Furnace
Made in International Falls, MN