Stock Clearance. 35% off all 350mm and 500mm long beech dowels X

Wood carving event : 23 & 24 September 2016

Wood carving demonstrations by two of our regular exhibitors and carving course tutors. Both of these carvers have an infectious enthusiasm for their craft that will be sure to get you motivated for your own projects

This is a free event and no booking is needed - just turn up and learn from the best.

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FSC® and PEFC certified timber

Cumbria's only certified FSC and PEFC hardwood timber merchant

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Free Oak turning blanks

when you spend over £70 on Hamlet turning tools

free oak woodturning blanks

Free Lime carving blanks

when you spend over £70 on Pfeil carving tools

free lime carving blanks

Short Beech Dowels Stock Clearance

A massive 35% off all 350mm and 500mm long beech dowels until stocks run out.

Beech dowels

G&S Specialist Timber

G & S Specialist Timber is a specialist hardwood timber merchant and saw-millers offering a wide variety of kiln dried hardwoods to include European Oak, American White Oak, Sycamore, Sapele, Beech, Ash, Tulipwood, American Walnut, Lime, Cherry and several other species. Stocks of European oak beams both fresh sawn and air-dried are kept in stock ready for self-selection.There is a large selection of both wood turning blanks and wood carving blanks in store for self-selection.

Beams can be visually strength graded to meet architects specifications. G & S are proud to be PEFC and FSC® certified, the only hardwood Timber Merchant to receive this certification in the Lake District and Cumbria. If you provide us with your timber sizes we can create a bespoke timber order for you and arrange a delivery service to suit. We produce a comprehensive range of hardwood moulding profiles, experienced in meeting builders and architects specifications and can match any existing profile.

Woodworking Tools

Our passion for woodworking hand tools has been with us from the early days of the company. In our store you will find a wide selection of wood carving and wood turning tools, and woodworking machinery. G & S are appointed Jet wood turning lathe specialist and are a Jet super centre for the jet woodworking machinery range.

Tool Brands include Lie-Nielsen Toolworks, Bessey clamps, Pfeil Carving Tools, Hamlet, Robert Sorby, Jet, Mafell, Narex, Tormek, Veto Pro Pac, Proxxon, Mora, Colt, Flexcut, From the Anvil, Chestnut, Osmo, Treatex and more.

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.