Wrought Iron Gate

  A New Jersey designer was creating an incredible shore home, following the concept of an Italian Villa. The main entry consisted of an arched with flanking arch openings on either side. An original Italian Villa would have had wrought iron gates, but with this home’s proximity to the salt air elements at the shore,…

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Wartefront Italian Villa

A client was building a custom home at the shore in New Jersey and wanted a beautiful wrought iron railing design. With dialog from us, the decision was made to utilize aircraft grade aluminum and replicate a house railing design from Italy. This railing design had overlapping scrolls that created a heart and diamond pattern,…

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The existing front gate for this bay front property had been constructed from iron. With the entire property undergoing renovation, it was decided to pursue new driveway gates. The architect and client first design direction was to design a wooden driveway gate. But upon doing some research, and learning that the front gate could be…

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Please enjoy the short slide show at the top of the page. An architect was designing a beautiful bay front deck railing and wanted the railing design to be somewhat traditional with a rustic flavor, yet minimalist, to not obstruct the panoramic views of the bay. There was also a need for iron grates to…

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The above is a video of the craftsmanship involved with creating aluminum tulip bouquets in a custom terrace railing. The entire stair and deck railing was built from aircraft grade aluminum with the tulips being the focal point. Experience the magic of hot metal being forged into artistic ironwork as we create iron gates, stair…

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Please observe the short gallery slide show above. A builder and client in New Jersey were upgrading a basement space and were searching for a glass wall to create a barrier to control temperature and humidity for the best wine presentation. And at the same time allow colleagues and visitors to the space the opportunity…

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A couple in Reading, PA had an old wood stair railing that gave the entire space a very dated look. The couple wanted an iron stair railing design that wasn’t traditional or contemporary, but somewhere between. Transitional iron stair railing design is the term that was used when in dialogue for the correct iron railing…

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Please scroll through the images above to see the awesome forged iron stair railings. An interior designer was designing an exceptional space for an addition in Lancaster, PA. A focal point of the space was a curved stair, and she was searching for a special iron stair railing design to really enhance the visual impact.…

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A STATEMENT FROM REED EXHIBITIONS – ORGANIZERS OF ISC WEST We at ISC West want to express our concern for everyone impacted by the COVID-19 Coronavirus.  Based on our close monitoring of ongoing developments with the virus, recent reports from public health officials and extensive consultation with our partners in the global security community, ISC…

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MetalFab Top Job Awards, Gold and Bronze

As shown to the left, Compass Ironworks won two National Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association’s (NOMMA) Metal Fab-2020 Top Job Awards at the Salt Lake City, UT Show on March 4 – 6, 2020. We were awarded a Gold and a Bronze award in the Top Job competition. The Top Job competition is an event…

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