This is an extract from our latest buyer's guide on static and mobile sawmills. Read the full guide - which also includes the likes of Logosol, Wood-Mizer and Peterson - here

2020 saw the UK launch of Frontier Sawmills. Designed and backed by Norwood Sawmills, using high standards of innovative engineering, they’re built to rigorous international safety standards. Norwood’s quality assurance team inspects all Frontier sawmills, and back them up with their world-class one-year warranty.

If you’re looking for an affordable alternative for your first portable sawmill, Frontier Sawmills are an ideal investment into entry-level milling.

Andy Dudley, sales consultant at Global Machinery Solutions, said: “We wanted to bridge the gap in the UK market by offering our customers an alternative sawmill with reduced cost but a retained and backed level of quality.

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“We have customers of all experience levels owning Frontier Sawmills. Some mill simply as a hobby that will never go further, whereas others are starting a business and want initial investment costs kept low whilst the business grows, then we find they often upgrade to a larger mill model from the Norwood Sawmills range.”

Norwood Sawmills are known for the “smoothness” of operation and “smoothness” of the sawn lumber. Frontier Sawmills are as close as you can get from any mill built outside of North America and with three models to choose from, the OS23, OS27 and OS31, there is a mill to suit every requirement.

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Frontier Sawmills deliver the highest production volumes in their class, thanks to Norwood’s patented features including the auto-locking sawhead, a feature that saves hours of tedious repetitive operations. This feature allows infinitely variable depths of cut. Whatever height the carriage is left at, the handle automatically locks into position, providing a highly accurate cut.

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The full range was showcased at the APF Exhibition 2022 and sales reflect the brand as going from strength to strength, with nearly 100 mills having now been sold into the UK since launch.

For further information on Frontier, contact the Global Machinery Solutions sales office on 01476 568384 or visit the website