Portable sawmill

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The portable sawmill is an item won on Treasure Hunter that acts as a lumber mill when planted. Planks made using it receive a 10% discount.

It can be placed anywhere that you can light a fire and is both visible to and usable by all other players. It vanishes 5 minutes after being placed. When using the sawmill, players are asked how many logs they would like to convert into planks. The cost for making a plank with the sawmill is 10% lower than the cost from the Sawmill operator.

Log Plank Cost in coins
Plank Make

+ 2,077 for runes[1]

Portable
sawmill
Sawmill
Logs Plank 70 90 100
Oak logs Oak plank 175 225 250
Teak logs Teak plank 350 450 500
Mahogany logs Mahogany plank 1050 1350 1500
  1. ^ Assumes the use of a staff to save Earth runes.

Locations[edit | edit source]

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Locations courtesy of Portables FC discord server

Profit calculator[edit | edit source]

The following table estimates profit for every 1,000 logs turned into planks. Milling rates are typically around 8,000 planks per hour, but easily can be higher with use of a one-step bank, such as at the Lumbridge Market bank chest, along with a bank preset with mahogany logs.

Log Plank Log Price Cost Plank Value Profit/Loss
Logs Plank 1089 90 1775 592,209
Oak logs Oak plank 724 225 424 −528,791
Teak logs Teak plank 188 450 437 −204,791
Mahogany logs Mahogany plank 831 1350 1626 −558,791
A player using a portable sawmill.

Drop sources[edit | edit source]

For an exhaustive list of all known sources for this item, see here.

Update history[edit | edit source]

This information has been compiled as part of the update history project. Some updates may not be included - see here for how to help out!
  • patch 26 June 2017 (Update):
    • It is now possible to extend time of existing portables by using the 'Extend Portable' option on your Portable Object.
  • patch 7 July 2014 (Update):
    • Players can no longer use portable sawmills or take vials from portable wells after they have vanished.

Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Prior to 3 May 2016, using portable sawmills could also produce protean planks.
  • As of 6 June 2016, checking the duration of a portable skill station will no longer interrupt skilling actions. This action can also be done remotely.