Authentic Iron Railing

A world-renowned architect was designing a home renovation in the greater Philadelphia area. As part of the renovation, the original builder-grade wood picket railing needed to go. To enhance the ambience of the entrance space, we installed a custom crafted iron railing . There was over 50 feet of interior railing, including an extensive overlook…

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Terrace Railing Replication

A couple in New Jersey had a beautiful back terrace and pool area tucked nicely behind their home to relax. They, and their teenage children, loved to entertain friends there…. but there were a few issues with it. They had an original Iron railing that had some magnificent posts, but the original Iron railing finish…

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Bok Tower Tour- Samuel Yellin Ironwork

I had the opportunity to firsthand experience the amazing Samuel Yellin Ironwork at Bok Tower in Lake Wales, Florida. Bok Tower is situated on the highest point of Florida in Bok Tower Gardens. EDWARD BOK Ed Bok was a Dutch immigrant that lived from 1863 to 1930. He moved to America when he was 6,…

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Exciting News!

Compass Ironworks participated in the NOMMA 2022 Top Job Competition and was given 2 gold awards and 1 silver award. The NOMMA Top Job competition covers driveway gates, interior stair railings, exterior railings, iron fences, iron furniture, iron sculptures and iron restoration projects. Entries come from all over the country, and even internationally. These submissions…

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Refurbished Beauty

A custom home builder was renovating a row home in DC. Along the front of the property was an antique wrought iron fence that was in a sad state of despair. There were iron fence sections that were completely missing. It also had sections that the design elements were missing. We were determined to refurbish…

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Go With the Flow!

A Pennsylvania interior designer took on a renovation to upgrade the clients house to a more contemporary theme. When you first walk in there was a huge staircase that needed renovations. The goal was to design an iron stair railing to set the tone for the entire space. So we decided to go with the…

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Mainline Front Gate

Picture this!  Nestled among the busy streets of Philadelphia is an exceptional home built decades ago in a true mainline style. This house is eye catching, but missing privacy and security. So, the client decided they wanted a mainline front gate that looked original to the house. To start off the job we assessed the…

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Something Old, Something New!

An old car lot can look new! See for yourself how this PA used car lot revamped their curb appeal with just one custom rail! This car lot was undergoing an expansion adding additional showrooms to their site. They needed Iron railings to meet code requirements, as well as boost their visual appeal! The two…

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Realistic Natural Branch Railing

Imagine this: A couple in the Philadelphia area owns a beautiful house, but it was missing just one thing. A beautiful railing for their stair off of the patio! What can they do? They feel like they are missing a big part of their home…so, they chose us to create a realistic natural branch railing.…

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Philadelphia Terrace Railings

A world renown, Philadelphia based architect was designing an exceptional upscale home in the Mainline area. A small taste of the unique landscape design of this beautiful property: the incorporation of an old barn and silo as a pool and sports area. Our responsibility on this exceptional home was to provide railings for a back…

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