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Norwood Portable Sawmills Awards Prizes to 2015 Photo & Video Challenge Winners

December 21, 2015
By Business Wire News


Norwood Sawmills, the leading global manufacturer of premium portable sawmills, announced the winning entries from its annual customer photo and video challenge. Norwood owners from around the world submit photos and videos of their sawmilling operations and the unique projects they have built using boards and beams cut with their portable sawmills. Since the contest’s inception in 2008, Norwood has awarded tens of thousands of dollars in prizes to Norwood sawmill owners.

“The family of Norwood sawmill owners are spread out across 100 countries worldwide. Aside from owning a Norwood, they share core qualities – resourcefulness, creativity and passion,” says Norwood President, Ashlynne Dale. “We launched Norwood’s Annual Photo & Video Challenge to pay respect to the remarkable men and women who choose to invest in their own futures and the future of their families when they choose to invest in a Norwood.”

Submissions are sorted into five categories, where prizes of $500, $300 and $100 in “Norwood Cash” are awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category:

  • Furniture, Cabinets & Fine Woodworking Project Photos
  • Homes, Cabins & Outbuildings (Exterior) Photos
  • Homes, Cabins & Outbuildings (Interior) Photos
  • Norwood Sawmill & Operation in Action (Photos)
  • Norwood Sawmill & Operation in Action (Videos)

Prize winners can use their prizes towards new bandsaw mill or forestry equipment orders from Norwood.

All 2015 winning submissions can be found on Norwood’s website at

“Thank you to everyone who submitted entries to this year’s Challenge,” continues Dale. “You are our inspiration.”

The Challenge will be back on in 2016. Norwood sawmill owners should keep their cameras and phones close at hand whenever running their sawmills or building projects with their milled lumber. Photo and video entries should be submitted to (Subject line: Norwood Photo & Video Challenge).

Full contest rules and submission details for Norwood owners interested in entering next year’s challenge can be found at

About Norwood Sawmills

Norwood Sawmills has been designing and building premium portable sawmills for nearly 25 years. Norwood sawmills are hard at work in over 100 countries worldwide cutting millions of dollars of valuable wood each year. With 50+ patents, more than all the other sawmill companies in the world combined, Norwood is the proven global leader in mobile sawmill technology.

No other portable sawmill is more productive, reliable or versatile than a Norwood – the sawmills most trusted by sawyers around the world.

Norwood Sawmills
Ashlynne Dale, 1-800-323-3735