The Forestry Forum is sponsored in part by:

iDRY Vacuum Kilns


Forestry Forum
Sponsored by:


TimberKing Sawmills



Toll Free 1-800-582-0470

LogRite Tools



Norwood Industries Inc.




Your source for Portable Sawmills, Edgers, Resaws, Sharpeners, Setters, Bandsaw Blades and Sawmill Parts

EZ Boardwalk Sawmills. More Saw For Less Money!

STIHLDealers.com sponsored by Northeast STIHL


Woodland Sawmills

Peterson Swingmills

 KASCO SharpTech WoodMaxx Blades

Turbosawmill

Sawmill Exchange

Michigan Firewood, your BRUTE FORCE Authorized Dealer

Baker Products

ECHO-Bearcat

iDRY Wood Lumber Vacuum Drying for everyon

Nyle Kiln Dry Systems

Chainsawr, The Worlds Largest Inventory of Chainsaw Parts





Author Topic: Distance between toeboards  (Read 551 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Merlin

  • member
  • *
  • Posts: 26
  • Age: 44
  • Location: Centre Burlington, NS
  • Gender: Male
  • Just trying to learn while I’m here.
    • Share Post
Distance between toeboards
« on: August 16, 2018, 07:52:52 AM »
Good Morning,
I am starting to modify a few things on my mill and have started to build some roller toe boards. My question is how far apart are they typically setup on the mill? I plan on making them permanent so I won’t be moving them. 
Thanks
2018 LT15 Wide, 2012 Kubota M8540 w FEL, Norse 390 logging winch. IH 484 w FEL.  Stihl MS361, MS311, MS192. 40 acre family farm with NFLD ponies, a few beef cows, 2 Border Collies and a very understanding wife and 2 great kids.

"Imagination is more important than knowledge" - Albert Einstein

Offline tmbrcruiser

  • Senior Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 270
  • Age: 62
  • Location: Bridgeville, Delaware
  • Gender: Male
  • I'm new!
    • Share Post
Re: Distance between toeboards
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2018, 08:29:58 AM »
Not sure what the correct distance will be for you, each person has their own style of cutting and majority of log lengths my differ too. For me I have three toe rollers 6' between first and second, 8' between second and third.  They are hydraulic also. 

Good luck and happy sawing!
Once you get sap in your veins, you will always have sawdust in your pockets.

Offline Magicman

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 39710
  • Age: 76
  • Location: Brookhaven, MS
  • Gender: Male
  • A "Traveling Man"
    • Share Post
    • Knothole Sawmill
Re: Distance between toeboards
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2018, 08:38:21 AM »
Mine are ~8' apart and are installed on the front side of both the front and back stationary bed rails.  I wish that the toeboard was on the back of the front rail which would make them ~7½' apart and make handling an 8' log easier.
Knothole Sawmill, LLC     '98 Wood-Mizer LT40SuperHydraulic   WM Million BF Club Member   WM Pro Sawyer Network

Never allow your "need" to make money to exceed your "desire" to provide quality service.....The Magicman

Offline Brucer

  • Senior Member x2
  • *****
  • Posts: 4280
  • Location: Rossland, BC
  • Gender: Male
  • The Kootenay Sawyer - retired (for now)
    • Share Post
Re: Distance between toeboards
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2018, 11:54:19 PM »
92" centre to centre on a Wood-Mizer LT40. They are position roughly 4" in front of the bed rails so if you have a log 8'-2" long it will just barely fit on the rear bed rail and just barely get lifted by the front roller. If the log is an inch too far back it will roll/slide back and drop off the front toeboard while it's lifting. (which illustrates what MagicMan is complaining about). An extra couple of inches closer together would have been nice.
Bruce    LT40HDG28 bandsaw with two 6' extensions.
"Complex problems have simple, easy to understand wrong answers."


Share via delicious Share via digg Share via facebook Share via linkedin Share via pinterest Share via reddit Share via stumble Share via tumblr Share via twitter

xx
toeboards

Started by woodweasel on Sawmills and Milling

55 Replies
6446 Views
Last post January 08, 2013, 12:38:45 AM
by woodweasel
xx
What to do about toeboards?

Started by metljakt on Sawmills and Milling

20 Replies
4432 Views
Last post October 09, 2010, 09:54:52 PM
by Okrafarmer
xx
Toeboards?

Started by woodhick on Sawmills and Milling

14 Replies
3915 Views
Last post March 23, 2008, 01:12:55 AM
by Dave Shepard
xx
Roller Toeboards?

Started by woodhick on Sawmills and Milling

2 Replies
1290 Views
Last post April 06, 2008, 03:47:45 PM
by woodhick
 


Powered by EzPortal