Bidwell Wood & Iron’s roots date back to the early 2000’s but born out of the pandemic. During the peak of the Covid turmoil, a group of friends & like minded business owners had the idea to focus all of their talents and businesses into one merged business. This brought together a multitude of businesses, equipment, and talents from restorers, industrial coaters, wood and metal workers. This great mix of experiences all the way from restoring 1900's arcade games for museums, blacksmithing, sawyering, to chemistry in the coatings industry.
Bidwell Wood & Iron’s manufacturing capabilities include 6KW CNC fiber laser for metal, CO2 laser for wood, 5 axis press brake, welding, wood milling & processing, UV printing capability, sandblasting and powder coating. Allowing Bidwell W&I to quickly manufacture from concept to finished product. If it can't be manufactured in house only the best is sourced and sold on BidwellWoodAndIron.com.
So who is Bidwell? John Bidwell was on one of the first wagon trains to come to California in 1843. In 1860 he founded Chico California, the city we are located in. John and his wife Annie were passionate about importing trees from around the world and to this day Chico is know as the “City of Trees”.