Board Edgers

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.

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. Learn more.

McDonough has established itself as the industry leader in the optimized board edger market with all the unique design features of our linear board edger systems.  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. Learn more.

Optimized Transverse Edger System, Board or Gang
Manual and combination edgers
IMG_Rex Tandem

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. Learn more.

McDonough's complete line of manual 2 saw, 3 saw and combination board/gang edgers rounds out our full suite of edger products.  These workhorse machines are designed with durability and accuracy in mind. Learn more.

Built on the solid foundation of design that has made our conventional linear edger so popular with customers, the tandem arbor linear edger utilizes intelligent design to keep things simple and provide the highest available piece counts available in linear edger systems anywhere. Learn more.

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