About Rockbridge Sawmill

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Rockbridge Sawmill is a division of Welter Forest Products, Inc. We are located in southwestern Wisconsin, approximately 6 miles north of Richland Center, Wisconsin. The mill sits on 18 acres and was originally established by Scott and Teri Sawle in 1983.

Our mission is to produce high-quality hardwood lumber while working to create and sustain excellent working relationships with landowners, customers, and our community.

We offer high-quality hardwood including: Ash, Aspen, Basswood, Butternut, Cherry, Elm, Hickory, Hard and Soft Maple, Red and White Oak, Pine and Walnut. We also offer a variety of by-products including: chips, sawdust, and bark. These by-products are marketed to other industries to be used for paper, wood pellets, animal bedding, boiler fuel, and bark mulch.

Rockbridge Sawmill produces approximately 7 million board feet of sawn product per year. Among the equipment utilized in aide of this endeavor are: a Cleerman Circle-Head Rig and Carriage setup, and a McDonough Horizontal Re-saw with a run-around system.

Rockbridge Sawmill strives to continuously make improvements and better our operation. A large part of that is the continuing upgrades that are being made to meet our future goals and the needs of our customers, both current and future.

At the Rockbridge Sawmill, we believe in building strong relationships with our employees, promoting from within to create a highly-skilled team in order to produce the best products with the log resources at our disposal.

We put our heart into everything that we do and take tremendous pride in our accomplishments!

Rockbridge Sawmill - Production Capabilities
Production Capabilities
The Rockbridge Sawmill produces a variety of wood products out of the 7 million feet of sawn product that is produced annually. Amongst those products are green lumber, cants, ties, and our by-products. Our by-products, including: sawdust, wood chips, and bark; are used for many other industries. Our green lumber includes species such as: Ash, Aspen, Basswood, Cherry, Hickory, Hard and Soft Maple, Red and White Oak, and Walnut.
Rockbridge Sawmill - Equipment
Our Equipment
At our sawmill we have a variety of equipment including a Cleerman Circle-Head Rig and Carriage setup, and a McDonough Horizontal Re-saw with a run-around system that allow us to produce the highest quality lumber and wood products for our customers. These machines help us ensure that our customers get exactly what they are looking for and with the best possible quality. This equipment allows us to provide our customers additional services not always offered by our competitors.