Custom Sawmill

Fitzgerald's Heavy Timber Construction, Inc. is a general contractor experienced in both new timber frame construction and in historic restoration. We have our own antique Frick saw mill that allows us to custom mill the materials we need in our various projects. This proves to be very helpful in the restoration business, since the actual cross dimensions and lengths of timbers needed are rarely available off the shelf from the local lumber yard.  Running our own mill allows us to better control the source of material, scheduling and work flow, and can cut timbers much longer than those available from most modern mills in any historic eastern native species needed. Click below for some views of our milling operation.


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Frick Custom Sawmill

Frick Custom Sawmill

Thurmont
Maryland

Our early 20th century Frick saw mill was made in nearby Waynesboro, PA -- just a short drive from its current location. Originally intended to be driven by steam, it is now powered by a 3.5L Detroit Diesel 3-71 engine and can turn 4, 4.5, and 5 foot saw blades. While...