Archive for April 2015

Historic Railing Case Study

The Design intent was to portray new Ironworks as “antique” to fit the original estate. The designer was upgrading a 100-year-old house for a client. All upgrades needed to look original to that era. We proposed utilizing 97% recycled Iron material, immersing it in liquid zinc at 835º to prevent rust, then heating the material…

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Compass Ironworks wins National Awards

Gold and Bronze at NOMMA’s National Conference Compass won a Gold award in the Non-Forged Driveway Gates Category. The award-winning project was a replication of an English design from 1861. The client submitted a grainy photocopy of a sketch of the historic design and the craftsmen, who were well versed in the techniques and methods,…

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