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Board Edgers

Manual. Hybrid. Optimized.

McDonough's complete line of board edgers ranges from some of the fastest optimized edger systems in the world to manual edgers and combination edgers for smaller sawmills everywhere. Our OptiFit linear edger has become the most popular edger system for modern hardwood sawmills based on its ability to deliver exceptional yield, short payback and long term durability based on our proven linear edger sawbox.

The Sterling YieldBoss Hybrid Edger by McDonough is made for mills looking for a combination of affordability and performance, resulting in higher yield and profit. No matter what you're looking for in an edger, McDonough has you covered.


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OptiFit Linear Edger

Designed to fit in every hardwood sawmill in the country, the McDonough OptiFit Linear Board Edger maximizes yield without having to expand your sawmill.  This board edger system will handle everything your carriage and resaw can throw at it and provide your sawmill with huge gains in yield and profitability.

Optimized Linear Edger

Field experience and customer consultation that is combined with careful engineering ensure our board edger is the most accurate and easiest to maintain board edger on the market.

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Optimized Transverse Edger System, Board or Gang-1

Optimized Transverse Board Edger

Available as a dedicated board edger or gang, this machine can also be configured to handle both boards and cants to maximize the return on your investment in optimization and machinery at the one highly efficient machine center. With board edger piece counts of up to 40 pieces per minute, this machine is designed to drop right into your existing edger footprint with our unique short coupled outfeed system.  Dramatic increases in yield over conventional board and gang edgers make this machine a quick payback candidate for any sawmill.


Sterling YieldBoss Hybrid by McDonough

Brought to you by the industry experts at McDonough, the Sterling YieldBoss Hybrid Edger System is a revolutionary new approach to edging that combines the benefits of optimized saw placement with the simplicity of a manual edger system. 

Starting at $517,000.

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Manual & Combination Edgers

McDonough's complete line of manual 2 saw, 3 saw and combination board/gang edgers are designed with durability and accuracy in mind.

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