Chestnut Grove Sawmills - Products

Chestnut Grove Sawmills is the leading supplier of sawn Poplar & Blue gum wood to the Western and Eastern Cape, operating 6 state of the art Breakdown and Recovery saws.

We offer sanding and treating as an extra service on all of our products.

Please view the listings below for more details and photos of products.

Poplar and Gum Tree Square & Rectangular Beams

A tree is cut up into sections, with a precision band saw (typically Woodmizer) to give a traditional rafter/floor type aesthetic.

Clients often request that we router the bottom edges to produce ovolo type traditional type molds.


Any sizes from 50 x 250, 75 x 180 etc.
From 1.200m up to 10.00m long


Trusses, rafters, floor joists.

Poplar and Gum Tree Rough Square Beams

A round pole is trimmed on 4 sides to give a traditional "pit sawn" Provincial/early Cape construction type aesthetic.

One side is cut along its entire length in order to accommodate a floor ceiling, or to act as a lintel.


150 x 150; 180 x 180; 220 x 220
From 1.200m up to 12.000m long


Trusses, rafters, floor joists, lintels

Poplar or Gum Tree Round Poles

Round, tapered poles for roofing, gazebo's etc. One side can be “slabbed” to give a straight edge to accommodate a floor, ceiling etc.


Trusses, rafters, floor joists.

Poplar or Gum Tree Flooring & Ceiling Boards and Planks

Poplar is the ideal material for both floor an ceiling planks. Can also be used for furniture, shelves, etc.


Tongue and Groove - 19mm and 32mm
Planks 25,38 and 50mm

Other Products, Bamboo, Lathes and Timber mouldings

We also supply the following products - Bamboo used for ceilings, Lathes for thatching and Timber mouldings such as cornishes and skirtings.
Chestnut Grove Sawmills Located at: Chestnut Grove Farm, Bedford, Eastern Cape. Phone: 0466850848. .

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