In the 40s the grandfather of a generation that is still living in La Ribera de Deusto founded a small carpentry workshop with his 3 children and some workers. Years later, he establishes the first sawmill at number 47 of the Ribera de Deusto.
For years the company imports wood from Guinea and other countries to cut it and generate different products. Hardwood is cut to make planks and softwood is used to make plywood. Later this is used both to make furniture and barrels as for ship partitions.

After the plywood, the import of wood goes down, so the sawmill begins to work the chipboard, which is created by compacting sawdust.

Over time, new products appear in the market, so the demand for wood declines and the sawmill is forced to produce many products in order to continue competing with foreign companies. Production declines and the sawmill closes around 93.

After the closure of the company, the large space occupied by the Sawmill is divided, giving rise to several smaller pavilions that are rented to mechanical workshops, carpentry, or blacksmiths among others.

As of 2010, some of these buildings become places for culture and creativity thanks to ZAWP project.
Some of these buildings disappear in 2019 due to the progress of the urban plan.


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