|Steve Cross designs and fabricates much of his
own equipment based on a working knowledge inherited from 5
generations of sawyers in his family. He renovates and reconfigures
used equipment bringing this wealth of knowledge and experience to his sawmill equipment
and custom made mechanical wonders.
Steve Cross with the steam engine his grandfather owned
At the heart of the Cross Sawmill operation is the Super Ax custom designed saw head
The Cross Super Ax custom designed thin-kerf sawmill is the largest in the world, cutting 60" Diameter with potential for larger adjustments.
102' FRICK TRACK
Logs move along a laser-leveled track.
The cut is ALWAYS in clear view of the saw operator.
The Log moves on the track into the adjustable stationary head - all movement is hydraulically controlled
32" diameter 2" thick steel wheels mounted on semi hubs
Years of experience, observation and consultation with other experts have led to this original design, created to overcome weaknesses found in other saw heads.
NON-MARKING LOG TURNER
Timbers are not
marred on corners or sides with a custom designed log turning strap.
The Super AX CUSTOM-DESIGNED saw head and frame prevent blade wobbles.