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Ornamental Iron Works: Step by Step

Ornamental ironwork can add beauty and elegance to any space. These come in different designs, are customizable, and fit in well with all kinds of architecture. For example, delicate scroll iron workpieces can soften the look of sleek, urban architecture. At Boston Ironworks, we have crafted different kinds of ornamental pieces over time and are very familiar with this process. Here’s how it is done: 

Ornamental Railings- Elements and Components

Railings offer safety, protection, and enhance the beauty of a space. They can make a bare building façade look interesting or attractive, which is why many property owners want to install them. When clients try to conduct some research on this structure, they stumble across different terms like treads, balustrades, newels, handrail, etc. These are all components and elements of railings, but it’s not easy to understand their purpose. At Boston Ironworks, we have put together a small guide to explain all terms.

Metal Fabrication 101: A Complete Guide

Metal fabrication is the process of shaping raw materials into different metal components. This process can involve cutting, hampering, bending, or assembling based on a client’s requirements. At Boston Ironworks, we provide a wide range of fabrication services in Boston and know this process well. Here’s an in-depth look at fabrication:

Types of Gates Design: Which One is Better?

Gates don’t just offer security and privacy, but also enhance your property’s outdoor beauty. They can make a landscape look more sophisticated, a garden charming, and driveway more elegant. At Boston Ironworks, we encourage people to consider the design of these structures carefully. That will help them decide which option is perfect for their home. Here’s a look at Boston gate design choices and tips on how to select a good fit:

Stainless Steel 101: General Info and Applications

Installing a balcony railing, balustrade, staircase railing, etc. requires effort, money, and time. Most property owners want these installations to last for several years without becoming damaged. The longevity of any structure depends largely on the type of material used in its construction. At Boston Ironworks, we always recommend stainless steel because this material has proven its merit in real life conditions. Here are some applications and general information on stainless steel:

Stair Solutions for Small Places

A staircase is one of the most important structures in a multistory property. It allows you to navigate from one floor to another easily and quickly. Unfortunately, these structures also tend to take up a lot of valuable space in a smaller property and can be very inconvenient. At Boston Ironworks, we understand staircase designs and know these structures can be easily installed in smaller spaces without taking up too much room. Here are some of the stairs solutions we recommend so clients who want to save some space on their property:

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