Malwood Sawmills

Planing and Sanding

General Fee Guidelines:

$55 fee for Standard Knife Setup

$110 fee for Specialty Knife Set up include the following: Log Profile, Cove Siding. 

More profiles available contact us to discuss the options. 

613-884-9457 ask for Morgan or

Planing (Dressed) or Sanding                                                    

Hardwoods – $1.10 per bf

Softwoods – $0.55 per bf

Except Hemlock -$1.10 per bf and Cedar- $0.50 per bf 

CUSTOMER SUPPLIED LUMBER subject to 25% increase in fees

The four-sided planer requires wood to be dried to a minimum of 18% first. One edge of the dried wood must be level/flat/true. Boards not meeting the necessary standard will be put through our Laguna 12” x 84” jointer/planer first, which is equipped with spiral cutter heads, before moving on to the final dressing/planning stage in the 4 sided molder/planer. 

Workshop Services

Our workshop includes:

  • 12″ Jointer Planer
  • 24″ Thickness Planer
  • 4 Sided Molder/Planer 10.25″
  • 36″ Belt Sander
  • Radial Arm Saw
  • Table Saw


$90/hour for Master Craftsman and $135/hour plus a laborer
$33.75 is our 15 minute minimum charge

Preparation for Shipping

Upon request, we can stack and prepare lumber for shipping.

If not going to be used right away, rough sawn lumber can be stacked with 1″x1″ wooden slats, called stickers, between every layer of wood, at 24 inch intervals. Each stack sits on 4 x 4 crossers.

Lumber can also be strapped prior to pickup.

General Fee Guidelines:
$0.55 Sticker – 1″ material placed every 24 inches between layers
$7.50 Crosser– 4″ material placed on the bottom of each stack every 4′ 
$12.00 Strap – polyester cord with edge protectors placed every 4 ft