Other Products

By-products of the lumber manufacturing process:

  • Shredded Bark (Mulch)
  • Wood Chips
  • Sawdust

By volume or weight measurement, by-products account for about 40% of the average sawlog. The other 60% is lumber.

The Owego, NY sawmill could be summarized as follows:

  • 20 tractor trailer loads of sawlogs are put into the sawmill, resulting in production of:
  • 12 tractor trailer loads of sawn lumber
  • 2 tractor trailer loads of shredded bark
  • 4 tractor trailer loads of wood chips
  • 2 tractor trailer loads of sawdust


Sold primarily to landscape contractors, some locally, but much of it moving south toward suburban New York City and Philadelphia areas.


Traditionally sold to regional MDF (medium density fiberboard) manufacturers, pulp and paper manufacturing operations, and particle board producers.

Increasing demand recently coming from industrial factories converting to wood fired boilers from fossil fuel burning heating systems.


Common uses for Sawdust include:

  1. Bedding for dairy cows and horses.
  2. Composting agent for municipal sewage treatment plants.
  3. Fuel for wood fired boilers.
  4. Raw material for wood pellet manufacturers.

Wagner companies 3 sawmills together produce the following quantities of by-products for sale on a daily basis:

  • 5 trailer loads of bark - 400 cubic yards/120 tons
  • 10 trailer loads of chips - 800 cubic yards/240 tons
  • 5 trailer loads of sawdust - 400 cubic yards/120 tons

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Saw Mill Locations

Wagner Millwork, LLC.

owego4060 Gaskill Road

Owego, NY 13827


Wagner Hardwoods

cayuta6307 State Route 224

Cayuta, NY 14824


Wagner - Nineveh

nineva224 County RD 26

Nineveh, NY 13813


Greene Lumber Co

greene16991 New York 23

Davenport, NY 13750


Baillie - Smyrna - (Partner Mill)

smyrna-thumb6 School Street

Smyrna, NY 13464


Baillie - Boonville - (Partner Mill)

boonville-thumb189 West St

Boonville, NY 13309


Potter Lumber Co. - (Partner Mill)

potter3786 Potter Rd

Allegany, NY 14706