Portable sawmill

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This article is about the item from Treasure Hunter. For the location east of Varrock, see Sawmill.
Worlds Icon.png The official world for Portable Skilling is world 84 (P2P).
Portable sawmill detail.png

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

+ 1,152 for runes[1]

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

Locations[edit | edit source]

Portable sawmill.png Portable sawmill locations
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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 582 90 969 290,410
Oak logs Oak plank 351 225 553 -29,590
Teak logs Teak plank 152 450 640 31,410
Mahogany logs Mahogany plank 984 1350 2320 -20,590
A player using a portable sawmill.

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Update history[edit | edit source]

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  • 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.