Compare Frontier to Other Mills

Considering buying a sawmill made offshore? Read this first!

Why Frontier Sawmills Are Best In Their Class

If you’re looking at more affordable options for a portable sawmill, you’ve probably been checking out a few other brands online.

What you need to understand though is, even when portable sawmills are manufactured offshore, they are not “one size fits all”.

In fact, there are several different areas you should be comparing.

Yes, the bottom line, price is most likely right at the top of your list of priorities.

Just be sure you compare multiple features on comparable mills before you decide.

Here’s How You Get More Bang For Your Buck…

Once you’ve decided this class of sawmills is the right fit for you, then you should be asking yourself which one will give you these three things:

1. Best Performance

2. Best Reliability

3. Easiest to Use

After all, what’s the point in saving some money on the initial purchase if your sawmill just isn’t up to the task of working for you day after day?

To help you compare effectively, and to compare “apples to apples” rather than random sawmill models, here’s an overview that will make it very easy for you.

We’ve used the models made offshore that you may be considering.

And we encourage you to compare and ask lots of questions! Because, when you do, we are very confident you will discover that there simply isn’t any question…

  Frontier OS27 Woodland HM126 Woodland HM130 Timbery M100 Timbery M280
Log Diameter  27"  26"  30"  26"  28"
Cut Length 11'6"  10'5"  10'5"  11'8"  13'11" 
Board Width  22" 19"  22"  22"  24" 
Engine 13hp  9.5hp  14hp  9hp  14hp 
Bandwheels  19" 19"  9"  16"  19" 
Patented Laminated Sawhead


Patented Auto-Locking Sawhead  ✔        
Patented Auto-Lube  ✔        
Extensions  7' - $328  6'5" - $375 5'-$450   5'-$300  4' - $330
Trailer  $1298  $1399 $1399       
Price (USD) $3495
SALE $3195
(limited-time offer)
$2999  $3999    $3495   $5295
Place of Manufacture  China  China  China  Unknown  Unknown

The above information compares offshore-made sawmills of similar capacities made by Timbery and Woodland Mills. It was compiled based on information reasonably available from Woodland Mills and Timbery at the time it was assembled. However, we do not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information.

Pay particular attention to the green checked items which are ALL available on our Frontier sawmills (and completely missing from the rest!)

They are ALL very important design features when it comes to your long-term satisfaction and success with your milling.

And your bottom line price? Incredibly affordable as you can see!

Remember, just because you have decided to buy an offshore sawmill doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice quality. There’s no reason for you to settle for less.

Still have questions? No problem.

Don’t hesitate to give us a call! We are happy to speak with you.

You can reach our sawmill experts at 1-800-567-0404.