wood gallery, chatham saw mill
chatham saw mill is one of the oldest and largest saw mills in asia. it is owned by the forest department. the mill is connected to port blair by a bridge. chatham saw mill converts huge firewood into different sizes of timber and supplies to private and government departments at a reasonable price. it also processes ornamental species which is used in the manufacture of furniture and handicraft. it remains as a store-house of timber varieties such as padauk, gurjan, marble, and satin wood.