HMZ-1 Plans – Drive shaft and Drive wheel bearing , how to
I have added this post due to some requests to show how the drive axle/shaft of the car ends up fitting together to make the drive axle for the bandsaw mill. I feel this is the part that makes this mill different from other homemade saw mills.  These parts... Read more
HMZ 1 Plans – Blade Tensioner
   The blade tensioner gets welded to one of the wheel bearing mounts.  I used mine on the right side when looking  from behind the mill.                    HMZ 1 Sawmill Plans Main Page Read more
HMZ 1 Plans – Wheel Bearing Mount
     This wheel bearing mount gets welded to the Carriage cross member  when completed.      The hole diameter and bolt pattern on this face will be determined by the wheel bearing that you get.      I used 4″ steel Angle for the surface that the bearing... Read more
Bandsawmill model HMZ-1 Free Plans – Building The Carriage
       This is the foot of the carriage made from 4″ X 1 1/2″ Steel Channel.  2 pcs 32″ long.   Wheels:  You can use whatever you have on hand or can easily source for V-Groove Wheels.   The size is not important as we can compensate for... Read more
Bandsawmill model HMZ-1  – Plans
        NEXT >>     To download the plans for the Bandsaw Mill, click the button below:   Required Parts to build this project:   Read more
Fully Automatic Bandsaw Mill – Great Ideas
My dad recently hired someone to come in and saw some lumber up for him at his cottage.  I made the trip down to help out and managed to capture a lot of videos and pictures that are going to help me in building another bandsaw mill.  I was... Read more