Carving courses for beginners and advanced carvers. Led by tutors Mike Painter and Peter Berry.
Pfeil Tools
Treatex Hardwax Oils & Finishes
Skirting & Architrave
Narex Chisels
From The Anvil

Excellent Customer Service

FSC® and PEFC certified timber

FSC and PEFC certified Cumbria's only certified FSC and PEFC timber merchant
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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 wood working hand tools continues. 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 Tolls, 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.