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Custom Designed winerack

Custom Designed winerack

This Wine Rack was Designed by Hammersmith Studios For a client in Marblehead Ma.
It incorporates a Newport shell design and hand forged grapes and leaves .There is a hand hammered copper hood and forged iron frame . It stand 54 inch tall and is 2 and a half feet wide.

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Custom Forged Table lamp

Custom Forged Table lamp

This is a Custom Forged Table lamp Hammersmith Studios made some time ago.
It is made of mild steel. with mica lenses. the base was made of one piece of eighth inch steel plate and raised with stakes . it was pierced with chisels and chased design was added on the surface . twist rope border and other ellements were applied with rivets.
The center standard was made from a piece of inch and one quarter mild steel mechanical tube which was upset for the acanthus finial . The acanthus was rough forged then carved with chisels. The shade was made of 16 gauge mild steel sheet. which was pierced with chisels and chamfers from the chisel cuts were filed smooth. the panels are riveted together with twisted rib dividers. http://www.hammersmithstudio.com
photo by Steve Gyurina photography.


Custom Hand Forged Bronze Light Bracket and Pendant

Custom Hand Forged Bronze Light Bracket and Pendant

This Custom Hand forged Light Bracket is made of Forged bronze . it was designed by Hammersmith Studios , Its intended use is to Swing between two very large Barbecue grills .The dimensions are 42 inch long and 24 inches tall.The cylinder glass is custom blown and has a finish to reflect a amber mica color. The property in which it is installed is of a English arts and Crafts style and has a abundance of period ironwork and stone carvings .
http://www.hammersmithstudio.com


Hand Forged Garden Gate

Hand Forged Garden Gate

This is a Hand forged garden gate Made By Hammersmith Studios for a Property in Dover MA. It is Designed in a 17th century Spanish Style . The Scroll work is completely hand forged with custom die forged Wrought iron Collars which hold the scrolls in place. All Branching scrolls were Fire welded using the Traditional coal forge there are over 300 forge welds in all. the Grounds of this property was designed by the Olmsted Bros. of Boston Ma. The Gate and opening is 8 feet tall and 4 and one half feet wide. http://www.hammersmithstudio.com


Carl CloseJr Doorknocker of original design

Carl CloseJr  Doorknocker of original design

This Gothic doorknocker was made out of wrought iron sheet metal. The techniques and processes involved were, Repousse while the metal was hot which helped form the lions face
Decorative forging and chisel piercing and finially a specially mixed formula for the patinated finish


Renaissance door knocker By Carl Close Jr.

Renaissance door knocker By Carl Close Jr.

This is a 15th century style doorknocker that is made by piercing and carving with tiny carving chisels .the face i carved in a typical 15thth century german style .