there has been tremendous interest in the preservation of historic architecture though-out the United States.
And a resurgence of interest in early iron work…it’s preservation, it’s restoration, and it’s creation…as an American art form worth sharing with future generations.
This appreciation generates early ironwork restorations. And stimulates new works that incorporate the quality in design and workmanship…typical of the craftsmanship of the past.
It is to this audience that we at Architectural Iron Company direct our services.
There is a common misconception that the term “cast” iron refers to all early iron work; or that early iron work was always “wrought” …or a combination of both.
The distinction between cast and wrought iron is not a matter of old or new, but a difference in metal and chemical composition, and technique in working the metal into a finished piece.
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