Compass Ironworks Colorado Install

For a beautiful wedding venue in Colorado, located at the entrance of gate 3 into Red Rocks Natural Amphitheater, our team created exceptional stair railings, front gates, and forged fences. In February of 2021, we measured the stair railing with our 3D laser . We designed the entranceway gate and forged aluminum fence in CAD…

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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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Modern Rail and a Dog Gate

A local client was doing a home renovation and wanted to upgrade the mudroom stair area. The interior designer had a vision for a modern, artistic rail and a dog gate to go with it. We were happy to help bring this vision to life!             We utilized 3/8” rectangular flat bars and then gave…

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Classic Iron Railing

A classical home builder was working on a custom home in greater Philadelphia area. As part of the home layout, he designed an outdoor living space for the back of the home as well as a basement entrance. All these spaces required wrought iron railings and stair handrails. We matched the classical theme of this…

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Antique Gates (with a surprise!)

One of our clients in the Philadelphia area had found breathtaking antique gates. He bought these wrought iron gates to protect the driveway of the house he was building. Since he didn’t have a place to store them currently, he simply leaned the gates against a large oak tree. Unfortunately, a tropical storm came along,…

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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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Ornamental Iron Rose Fence

A Philadelphia homeowner had an exceptional property with a unique garden ecosystem that attracted butterflies and insect populations. As part of the property boundary, an iron fence design was proposed alongside the client’s driveway. In the attempt to tie this iron fence into its natural habitat, a design was created with the implementation of ornamental…

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Delaware Beach Helical Staircase

A New Jersey architect was designing a spectacular home on the Delaware shore for a distinguished couple from Washington DC. The shore home was strategically designed to be directly behind the dunes, providing the clients with incredible panoramic views of the beach from their upper terrace. To provide access to the upper terrace of this…

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