Good Wood
Quality :: Local :: Sustainable
Good Wood is permanently closed

Chester, Vermont

In Memory of Irwin Post 1953-2018

 Irwind Post

Irwin Post, the proprietor of Good Wood, died peacefully on January 14, 2018 after a long struggle with complications from a stem cell transplant to address his leukemia. Irwin is sorely missed by his family, friends and the many people he did helped to find the wood boards they were looking for.

Irwin's sons Nathan Post and Brian Post will be inheriting the equiptment and business assets including the sawmill and related tools. However due to their other commitments, the business is now closed.

Some of the equipment is being sold as the estate is settled. These include a harvester, forwarder, and a truck and trailer used to haul lumber. See details below and Please contact Nathan at 781-605-8671 or nathan@goodwoodvt.com or Brian at 802-245-4766 for more information.

EQUIPMENT CURENTLY FOR SALE:

2005 John Deere 1070D Harvester, $98000

John Deere 1070D Harvester with processor head. Year: 2005. Approximately 10,300 hours. This machine was professionally restored in 2015/2016. Only 300 hours since restoration. Tires are in good condition, tracks are in good condition, chains for the front tires are included but are pretty warn out. Full operator and repair manuals included. Cab has working A/C and Heat. New windshield, and side windows, brakes, and many, many other parts. This harvester was owned and operated by Irwin Post since 2015. Restored at Nortrax in Springfield VT, they are familiar with this machine. Asking price reduced to $98,000 or best reasonable offer. (was $120,000)

This Machine is very similar to the Deere 1270 harvester, just slightly smaller.

timberharvester

timberharvester

timberharvester

timberharvester

1998 Rottne Rapid Forwarder - $55000

Rottne Rapid Forwarder Year: 1998. 19,050 hours. All new polycarbonate glass, new paint, new LED lighting, new top of the line Air Conditioning system. Lots of other new parts. Kept in very good condition. 6 wheel drive version. Has a diesel powered engine preheater installed for winter use. Long bed (16' to head board, with 4 bunks.) Uprights have extensions. Wagon tires about at 70%. Front tires about 30%. Includes Tracks that are almost new at 90% (worth about $12k alone) and diamond pattern chains for the front tires, also almost new at 90%. New hydrostatic pump and motor (about $10,000 in parts) in 2015. 

This forwarder was owned and operated by Irwin Post. It is in good operating condition, and incredibly well maintained and serviced. You won't find a machine in of this year in better shape. Includes complete operator and repair manuals. Operated regularly till last summer, and started at least once a month since. $55,000, or best reasonable offer.

timberharvester

timberharvester

timberharvester

timberharvester

GMC 3500 Utility body pick up and flatbed trailer will be for sale soon.