A while back, John of I Build It had a big ol’ thunderstorm knock out a bunch of trees and branches in his yard and he figured he might as well try and get some lumber out of the mishap. What he needed was a “quick and dirty” band saw mill that he could easily set up and then dismantle for storage. One 5-part DIY YouTube video series later, and the project was fully operational and made out of entirely out of basic shop supplies.
Following in the “chop your own wood and warm yourself twice” tradition, John was able to clean up his yard and save money on lumber for his other projects all at once. Check out Part 1 below: