Luxury Railings

A developer in New York was building a high-rise apartment building in the classical architectural style. As part of the architectural design there were some outdoor terraces that needed luxury railings. The architect had created some very interesting balcony railing designs. These designs featured an interweave and a greek key. The centerpiece featured a double…

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Breathtaking Waterfront Iron Railing

A Philadelphian couple was building their dream home on the New Jersey Shore. As part of the build they incorporated breathtaking iron railings to add to the beautiful waterfront view. It also added very classical design elements to the architecture of this exceptional home. See for yourself! Without compromising beauty for practicality, and to provide…

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Modern Glass Wall and Door

An architect was performing a significant redesign for a spectacular home in New Jersey. In addition to the monumental stair (See for yourself) and a metal fireplace cover we created, he designed a glass wall and door that displayed a modern industrial theme. We, at Compass Ironworks, were able to pull from our extensive knowledge…

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Seagull Resistant Pool Fence

A couple was building a shore getaway for their family in the Loveladies, NJ. They were building a beautiful pool area for the entire family to hangout , relax, and enjoy each other’s company. As part of the code requirements, a pool fence was needed. They wanted a maintenance free sturdy pool fence. Another part…

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Pool Railing and fence

A couple in Baltimore MD were building a custom home. The had a beautiful terrace on the back of the house. And beautiful stairs leading down to the pool level. Their desire was for a durable iron railing design that would require zero maintenance. We created all of the terrace railing, stair railing, and the…

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Waterfront Italian Villa “Wrought Iron” Gates

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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Waterfront Terrace and Stair railings

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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Bay Front Property Terrace Railing

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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Creating Hand-Forged Tulip Bouquets

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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