Witherslack Sawmill launch days

27th September (TRADE) & 28th September (PUBLIC)

9.00am – 4.00pm

Witherslack Woodworks and Sawmill is a brand new partnership between joiners, foresters, coppicers and makers in wood, all based in Witherslack, to equip themselves and anyone else in the South Lakes to sensitively extract and efficiently process the timber that grows here.

Please come and have a look – everything is available for hire at flexible rates – we’re feeling our way very carefully.


 Our new Trakmet 800 Sawmill capable of milling a 10m log

Various new pieces of forestry kit for sustainable, low-impact harvesting and processing.

All forestry machinery are available to hire with an operator

Trakmet 800 sawmill

Sawyer HB800 – Resaw with the ability to take planks down to 3mm

Log Bullet – 8 wheeled machine capable of lifting 475KG

Red Dragon RPS120 Branch Logger capable of cutting branches up to 11cm

Riko Mobile sawmill – professional bandsaw mill for converting timber into planks


We will also have displays of work carried out on the estate by our talented tradespeople who work with wood and our various artists within the units will be open to browse/purchase


A Catering Van will also be on site