Carving courses for beginners and advanced carvers. Led by tutors Mike Painter and Peter Berry.
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G&S Specialist Timber

G&S Specialist Timber are hardwood timber merchant and tool supplier specialising in wood carving and woodturning tools and blanks and hardwood products such as dowels, mouldings, skirting, architrave and doors.

Located near Penrith, Cumbria on the edge of the Lake District and accessible from the M6 and A66 G&S Specialist Timber boasts an increasingly diverse portfolio of woodworking tools, hand tools and hardwood timber suitable for every level of wood carver or turner. We only supply hand and power tools built by the highest quality manufacturers. We manufacture all our hardwood products on site using kiln-dried wood in our purpose built workshop.

We are proudly PEFC and FSC certified; the only hardwood timber merchant to receive such an accolade in the Lake District and Cumbria.

We can provide various services and types of timber and structural grading for your next job. If you provide us with your timber sizes we can create a bespoke order for you and arrange a delivery service to suit you.

Contact us by phone, email or call in our shop - we are near Penrith off the A66 West at the entrance to the Lake District.