Congratulations Jeffrey and Megan! 7

Congratulations Jeffrey and Megan!

Last weekend, our Marketing Coordinator Jeffrey and his lovely wife Megan celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary in Cedar Key, Florida. While there, they visited the St. Clair Whitman House at the Cedar Key State Museum. Although Jeffrey was away on pleasure, he could not resist taking these photographs of Goodwin’s wood in the home: Last […]

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On the Road Again…

Goodwin will be hitting the road to display and present at a number of seminars, conferences and special engagements. If you’re going to be in the area, we would love to see you! Thursday, April 30th 4:30 pm National Wood Floor Association (NWFA) Expo Edward Jones Dome at America’s Center St. Louis, Missouri Goodwin will […]

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Kiln Drying – The “Inside” Secrets

Have you ever wondered what happens inside the dry kiln? Well, Goodwin’s own Andrew St. James answers that exact question in the latest edition of Hardwood Floors Magazine: Here are some additional photos for you to enjoy!

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Goodwin Company on DIY’s Barnwood Builders

Goodwin was featured on an episode of DIY Network’s Barnwood Builders! Join us as we help Mark and the guys recover antique long leaf pine for the floors of their hunting lodge. The episode airs this Thursday, April 9th at 5:00pm and again on Friday, May 15th at 2:00pm. Check your local listings to see […]

Restoring an Old Florida Classic 9

Restoring an Old Florida Classic

Homeowner Specs Building Reclaimed Legacy Heart Pine and River-Recovered® Heart Cypress for Porch Renovation Steve Klett owns what is considered an Old Florida classic. His “vernacular, cracker style” home in North Florida evolved out of the need to keep a house cool in the hot and humid sub-tropical climate of North Central Florida (before the era of […]

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Naples Botanical Gardens – Handmade Bench Dedication

Goodwin was proud to present Mr. John Carson with a surprise to celebrate his 70th birthday. John is the owner’s rep for the gardens, and was deeply involved with the construction of the Eleanor and Nicholas Chabraja Visitor’s Interpretive Center (Goodwin milled 20,000 linear feet of River-Recovered® Heart Cypress for siding and trim for the […]

Our “Gentle Giant” Continues to Evolve! 16

Our “Gentle Giant” Continues to Evolve!

We were excited to have an opportunity to work with Florida Crotchwood Mobile Sawmill. Paula and Randy came out to Goodwin and helped George saw 3″ thick, four-foot wide and 10-foot long River-Recovered Heart Cypress slabs off the end of our “Gentle Giant”.

River Logger Black Lager – Now Available at Swamp Head Brewery! 7

River Logger Black Lager – Now Available at Swamp Head Brewery!

We are excited to announce Swamp Head Brewery in Gainesville is launching a new beer. Jeffrey, our Marketing Coordinator, helped with the name – River Logger Black Lager. River Logger Black Lager is inspired by the richness and rarity of centuries old River-Recovered® logs. This light and refreshing German-style black lager features a depth of […]

Undersecretary of USDA Rural Development  Visits Goodwin Company 7

Undersecretary of USDA Rural Development Visits Goodwin Company

Goodwin Company was honored to welcome Ms. Lisa Mensah – the Undersecretary of USDA Rural Development – for a tour of our facility. Ms. Mensah was nominated by President Barack Obama and confirmed by the U.S. Senate in November 2014. She provides leadership for three USDA agencies charged with improving the economic well being of […]

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Modern Antique

Remember this beauty? Since we don’t come across logs of this magnitude very often, our marketing coordinator Jeffrey thought it might be neat to re-create a classic photo from the 1800s depicting loggers posing with a fresh cut giant cypress back in the day. Jeffrey staged our staff around the log in the exact positions […]

Our Newest “Gentle Giant” 9

Our Newest “Gentle Giant”

After nearly 40 years in the business, one would think we have seen it all. The truth is, each and every day is an exciting adventure that presents new opportunities. The logs we work with to create our River-Recovered® heart pine and heart cypress flooring, paneling and other wood products are simply majestic. Each has […]

Florida Farm Bureau Features Goodwin

Florida Farm Bureau Features Goodwin

Special thank you to the Florida Farm Bureau for featuring Goodwin in the March 2015 issue of their magazine, FloridAgriculture.  Check it out here – our story begins on page 4:

Kimal Lumber (Sarasota - Fruitville Road) 1st Anniversary Celebration 9

Kimal Lumber (Sarasota – Fruitville Road) 1st Anniversary Celebration

(Part two of our Kimal Lumber blog) Jeffrey and I were thrilled to help Kimal Lumber celebrate the 1st Anniversary of their Fruitville Road store opening. We were touched by the sincerity and generosity of Kimal owner Al Bavry. He presented the All Children’s Hospital and the Ronald McDonald House with a donation of $38,000! […]

A Breathtaking Display of Goodwin’s Various Wood Species 33

A Breathtaking Display of Goodwin’s Various Wood Species

We are honored that Kimal Lumber on Fruitville Road in Sarasota, Florida chose to use Goodwin wood for their showroom office remodel. The owner, Al Bavry, is a wonderful person and a very knowledgeable professional. We certainly appreciated the opportunity to work with him! The job turned out so well, Kimal is also using the […]

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Goodwin Travels to Historic Homes Workshop

Jeffrey Forbes, our marketing coordinator and resident historian, had the opportunity to attend the Historic Homes workshop last weekend in Tampa. The event – which celebrated its seventh year – was organized and hosted by Steve Quillian of Wood Window Makeovers. Each February, Steve invites a handful of select, highly skilled restoration craftsmen/women to Tampa […]