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Found 6 results

  1. I'm pretty new to blacksmithing (about 7 months) and I have been trying, unsuccessfully, to make decent looking, semi-consistent scrolls for a while. If I'm trying to make 3 scrolls, one might look ok but, the other two look like they were made by a one armed blind person. Nothing has been harder for me to grasp so far. I have watched a bunch of videos and they all make it look really easy. Clearly, I am missing some fundamental step or steps. If any of you could pass on some wisdom regarding scroll work I would be very appreciative.
  2. Built 2 matching balcony railings that will got on a building in Downtown Kellogg, Id. Hand drawn design, which i then text a pic to the customer for approval...... i do this because that is as advanced as I get. I don't do CAD..... I do hot steel. My apprentice and I then hand forged all the scrollwork and organic elements and laid them out. Once we got the 2 matching main panels done then we started on the 4 matching side panels. I am really happy about this project and how it turned out. It took about 90 hours to produce. I will post pictures of it installed. I have an instagram account that I post 90% of my work on if you want to keep up with what is going on in my forge.
  3. Here is a railing job I did that the client wanted the design to match the wall sconces, but not be to gaudy. So this is what I came up with - Scrolls on each end are made up of 10ft of 1" round bar. The client insisted I sign the railing somewhere so I stamped my name and date on it. The railing panel sits between 6" x 6" cedar posts that make up the top and bottom rail(The cedar was installed previously, I just designed and built the Panel). Railing panel was primed, painted flat black, antiqued with copper then clear coated.
  4. Here is a picture that you can see 6 of the 7 sections of scrolled railings I made after installing. The other section is just out of sight on the left, about a 12" wide section on the other side of the stairway opening. Ready for the wood rail cap now.
  5. Here is a railing section with the painting complete. Black with copper highlights.
  6. jeremy k

    Scrolls, Railing

    One of 7 railing panels sandblasted and ready for painting. 80" long 3/4" solid pickets, corners knocked down, tapered and scrolled, 3/4"x1-1/2" bottom rail, top will get a wood profile rail cap.