Gates & Railings

Additions to Lynden Sculpture Garden Bronze Railing

Yesterday I added two more panels to the Lynden Sculpture Garden hand-forged bronze railing. Here are a couple of images. I have one more panel to forge for this project, which will be dramatically different, but at the same time, will compliment and add a final flourish to the railing. If you would like...

Lynden Sculpture Garden Bronze Railing

Currently, I am forging a bronze railing for the “Lynden Sculpture Garden” in Milwaukee, WI. The garden was formerly named the “Bradley Sculpture Garden”. It is owned by the Bradley Family Foundation, and is now opened daily to the public as of May 30th of this year. The garden is on the former estate...

Poolside Gate

The gate in the image above was designed for a client that needed a security gate for an outdoor pool. In Wisconsin, there are several requirements for pool gates in order to meet building codes, designed to keep young children from drowning. One of the features the gate needs to meet code is to...

Cedarburg Garden Gate

Designing decorative and architectural ironwork often has its frustrating moments…..hours……days. The design for this garden gate in Cedarburg needed to address the wonderful stonework, the bursts of foliage and color in the gardens, and the starkness of the winter months. Before the pencil proceeds to sketch ideas, a trip to the client’s home provides...