Welcome to Orion Forestry, our shop for Small Scale High Quality Forestry Equipment

Orion Forestry2015 Tools designed to last for years plus make your work easier and safer. For moving timber and logs, but equally applicable for moving cables and machinery. Versatile tools chosen from quality brands for unique or outstanding features.

Orion Forestry is a division of Orion Heating & Renewables Limited. Visit the sister company Orion Heating for woodburning stoves, fireplaces and cooking ranges.

Products

Portable Winch PCW5000

Portable Winch PCW3000

Petrol-powered capstan pulling winchesportable_winch

Winching logsNeed to pull something? Where you cant take a 4×4, bring down hung-up trees, pull out-of-reach logs, get a vehicle un-stuck, or haul a stag out of the undergrowth, then Portable Winch is for you – Click here for further details

logriteLogrite – Logging Arches and Forestry tools

Move any log, anywhere, with minimal power, disturbance and effort. Logging Arches for moving logs by hand, horse, towing or winching. Plus traditional tools – canthooks and hookaroons – manufactured to the best modern standards. Click here for further details

hultaforsHultafors – Swedish Axe and Knife Shop

h0272840710-hunting-axe-classic-artnr-840710-823038530-rszww175mh175-90Hultafors Axes are hand-forged and made from Swedish axe steel. Traditional methods in use since 1697. Click here for more Hultafors Axesh0301380010-craftsmans-knife-hvk-artnr-380010-418972498-rszww175mh175-90. Top quality knives at reasonable prices. High Carbon steel blades and well designed handles. See our range of Hultafors Craftsman Knives here.

Reipal – Tree-Jack for Safe Directional Tree Drops

Dscf0718Strong and easy to use tool for directing the fall of a tree. Whether next to roads or buildings, or working on a wonky tree. Simple, effective and very good quality Swedish engineering. Also REIPAL Timber Tong Log and Firewood grabbers
For extending your reach and firewood grabbing grip. REIPAL have vastly improved on Dragsaxen copysimilar products by designing a mechanism that grabs and grips without requiring positioning and yanking.

Tools for Horse Logging & Manual Timber Extraction

46-collar_rein_girth_on_horseExtraction of timber from remote or sensitive sites using horses. Orion Forestry specialise in the Small Scale side of timber extraction, sourcing tools specific to Horse Logging or ideally suited to it.

truncator-logos-01Truncator – Multi log Saw-horse

The Truncator work height is safe and comfortableThe sawhorse is filled with multiple pieces of timber, then the timber is cut down the slots between each cup. The cups are a set distance apart that suits your stove or fire. Cut all the timber in place without moving, then tip each cup out into the wheelbarrow. No lifting or bending to pick up cut wood.
LogoNationalTrustOrion Heating are a registered supplier to; National Trust, Eden Project, Environment Agency, Forestry Commission…. In addition we supply, farms, foresters, conservation projects, Woodland Co-operatives, Yacht builders, Powerline inspectors etc throughout the UK.
Lots of good discussion can be found on the Arbtalk forestry forum
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