Blue Origami Sculpture


 


 





Arts & Craft Style Porch Railing







Forged Iron Gate


 

Hand forged iron gates to fit any opening and application


 





Custom Cut Metal Letters







Doggie Deck Gate







Pedestrian Walk Garden Gate







Window Security Bars



 Matching existing elements is not a problem, We matched the pattern for the security windows to the existing door.

 





Wine Cellar Doors







Farmhouse 16 Foot Forged Entrance Gate












Custom Metal Art Chairs For The Light Rail Trail







Misson Style Hammered Iron Porch Railings







Custom Arched Fireplace Screen With Doors







Clawson Fireplace Screen with Doors


 


 





Tupelo Honey Patio Railings with Light Poles






Portable Fireplace Tray






Dog Gate for Jessie







Arched Entrance Gate







Comercial Pipe Railings and Guardrails







Curved Patio Railings







Bold Curved iron Porch Railings







Cool Tap Room Sign







Custom Iron Sink Base







simple Forged Iron Handrail







iron Garden Gate With Forged Pinwheel Pattern







Organic Iron Gate


 

 Pete (the dog) was tired of not being able to see what was going outside so.. We built this organic gate to match the natural area of the existing gate. We then acid washed it to give it a natural patina.

Pete is happy.

 





Simple Front Porch Railings







Wrought Iron Pool Gate







Custom Arched Fireplace Screen







Curved Iron Front Step Railings







Wrought Iron Garden Gate


 


 





Interior Handrails for Amelies in Rock Hill, South Carolina


 


 

 





Hammered Iron Porch Railings







Wrought Iron Courtyard Gate







Gothic Pot Rack







Iron Garden Gate







Antique Iron Panel Made Into Foyer Table







Interior Iron Gate for Whitestone


 


We built this custom folding bifold gate for the Bistro at the Whitestone Masonic and Eastern Star retierment home in Greensboro,North Carolina.





Curved Iron Balcony Pool Railings







Lattice Porch Railings



 We created these railings to compliment the existing seating on the front of the house, by adding a lattice style casting to the top portion of thee rails. This gives this home great curb appeal.





Iron Wine Cellar Door







Hammered Fireplace Enclosure







Wine Cellar Door Grill







Iron Front Door Grills







Pistol Door Handles


 


 When you have a idea involving anytype of metal artisty,let us know.. These pistol door handle were one of our clients concepts, they found a photo of what they wanted and we made it for them. That simple.

 





Custom Iron Pipe Rails



 Our client bought this duplex with boring commecrial railings installed. It would have be costly to remove and repair the concrete, so we just added a little pizazz by adding four modern pannels to ad intrest.





Vintage Leaded Glass Coffee Table



 We used our clients vintage beveled glass top and created a whole new look for thier coffee table. Mixing up the old with the new is a great way to get a unique look that shows your personal style.





Railroad Spike & Horseshoe Coat Rack


 


 We heated up the spikes and bent them in 1/2 to create the hooks, We also cut the horseshoes in 1/2 and mounted them on a piece of old distressed barnwood with a satin wax finish.

 





Custom Scroll Iron Trellis with Gate







Reclaimed Gate Fireplace Screen



 We transformed this antique gate into a fireplace screen by adding posts,finials and feet.






Tolsma Wrought iron Garden Bench



Handcrafted wrought iron garden bench.





Barnwood Industrial Table



 Working with ideas and photos from our customer, We were able to build this table using the wood from their family barn, The planks were planed down and joined together, the base was repourposed from an old mill and was left ruty and lacqured in a satin finish.

 





Custom Iron Gate & Railings


 


 





Conoway Iron Driveway Gate







Iron Walkway Gates in The Making







"C" Scroll Iron Porch Railing







Front Step Scroll Railings







Custom Simple Railing


 


Bigger is better...We used larger pickets and post for this simple Dilworth bungalow house.

 





Wrought Iron Trellis



 We custom make trellis and arbours in all sizes and shapes





Custom Iron Patio Railings







Custom Iron Console Table Guardrail



 Our Client removed the wood railing during thier remodel and didnt want to put a traditional railing back up, We came up with an idea to make a narrow table used as the "guardrail"





Cable Rails at THE SILOS Southend



 Cable rails designed and fabricated by us at The Silos at Southend....





Simple Pipe Rails







Wrought Iron Details







Wrought Iron Wine Cellar Door







Pipe Railing







Cast Iron Juliet Balcony







Custom Wrought Iron Driveway Gates







Cool Iron Ivy Handrails







Comercial Pipe Railings For Marriott



 Pipe railing completed the Charlotte and Greenville Marriott's lobbies.. We'll leave the light on for you.. Opps wrong hotel.





Dog Gates


 


 We love our 4 legged family but sometimes they just need to be contained. These gates are removable in a jiffy and keeps the pets off the picnic table!

 





Custom Wrought Iron Table Base







Brushed Metal Coffee Table


 


 This custom metal coffee sets off this eclectric living room with its polished raw finish and leather textured granite top.

 





Iron Ball and Chain..



Iron ball and chain? we can make one if you don't already have one!





Custom forged iron pickets


 


These forge iron pickets complete this outdoor living space..





Industrial Custom Iron Bookcase



 We built this custom shelving unit using conveyor rollers from the old Cone mill here in Charlotte. The rollers were made of stainless steal amd used when the boxes would roll down and need to make a turn to go to there destination..





Custom Iron Pool Gate






Grigg Driftwood Lamp


 


 Our Client came to us with this piece of driftwood from her home, the Local lamp store had no idea how to make it into a lamp..  our client gave us a direction and within 10 min we had something in the works that was oringinal, functional and a piece of art!

 





Myletia Tree Branch Railings



 When you want a unique approach to railings, We got you covered! Like vines on a tree...





Cox Custom Iron Lighting



 Custom lighting is our thing..The companys fixture was too large for the space needed so we reproduced it in a smaller scale to match the existing sconces... 





Forged Iron Railings






Cast Iron Foyer Table






Classic Iron Porch Railing






McDonald's has it their way!






Repurposed Iron Gate Foyer table






Custom Iron Pannels for Nexsen Pruett Law Firm






Iron Ivy Handrails






Custom Metal Shelving At A.G. Kitchen in NYC






Cable Railing & Cable Gate






Patina Metal Bar Top






Sliding Barn Door Hardware






Wrought Iron Dog Gates






Reclaimed Barnwood Custom Iron Coffee Table






Cannonball Gate Closer


 The counterbalance weight mechanism dates back hundreds of years in England and Europe. Farmers originally used any piece of old steel such as a worn out plow point. In colonial America solid steel round "cannonballs" were ofton used in this fashion.

It proved to be an attractive and very efficient way of ensuring a gate closes after it is opened.

 

 





Custom Iron Circle Table






Repourposed Rustic Chain Light



 This Light fixture was made from a old wheel, pully and rusty chain. We then put it all together to create this awesome fixture for our clients cabin. It was finished in laquer, vintage cloth cord, and Eddison bulb.





Wrought Iron Wine Bottle Light Fixture



 We made this Iron chandilier so our client could display their collection of wine bottles from their tavels around the word. We were able to create this great light fixture that houses !8 of their favorite wine bottles collected.





Lake Norman Charter School Pipe Railing






Wrought Iron BBQ Smoker Door



 This custom iron BBQ smoker door was designd by Us for a Texan's outdoor living area. Not really knowing his option or design, we led him the direction to create this functional art piece.





Repourposed Rustic Chain Handrails



 This was a great project, Our client was looking for something different for their cabin rails, They wanted something that may be found on a farm. We loacated a a water pump to use has the newel post, we used logging chain as the pickets, and reclaimed oak as the hand rail.





Custom Plasma Cut Iron Letters



 We can hand cut letters in various sizes and type fonts with a plasma cutter as well as other objects!





Wrought Iron Window Grills



 Window Grills not only ad beauty to your home but also security. These open and close for ease of cleaning.





Dog Gates For Our Four Leged Friends



 Iron dog gates blend in with your existing hand rails to have better curb appeal, and give better security.

 





Pool and Deck Railings



 Wrought iron pool deck rails add a nice airy barrier and dont block your beautiful view!





Zinc Table Top with Mahogony & Iron Benches



This patio required a custom table to fit the long narrow shot gun style porch, We made this top out of Galvanized with rivets, iron base and custom mahogany wood tops for the benches.

 





Captain's Point Entrance Gate







Custom Made Wrought Iron Candlelabras



 In out imperfect world its hard for designers to find exactly the size they need. We made this pair of candlelabra out of 2 urns the client had.





Antique Wrought Iron Baluster Handrail



These antique balusters were converted into handrails, we were able to add a couple of inches to bring them to code as well as match the 75 year old patina.





Antique Iron Gates Retrofitted to Entrance



 These antique gates were found at a local market, the designer thought they would be perfect for the clients entrance but wasnt sure how to have it done. Creative Iron figured out how to hang,install, and make operatable while still mantaining the original style and patina.





Wrought Iron Fireplace Accessories



 From decorative corbles, firescreens, log holders and tools, we can fabricate most anything for your indoor or outdoor fireplace.





Fryling Porch Handrails



Wrought iron handrails add style and curb appeal to your home.





Iron Front Door Grills


 


 Wrought iron door grills add security as well as improving curb appeal.

 











Wroght Iron Front Door Scroll Work







Roston Iron Driveway Gate







Leohr Brushed Metal Canopy Bed







Chain Wine bottle Holder







Acid Wash Coffee Table







Custom Wrought Iron Walk Gate






Custom Wrought Iron Fire Basket



 This was a custom fire basket we fabricated for a local designer, We weren't real sure how it was going to turn out , but the end product was HOT!





Rough Cut Slab Top on Organic Iron Base


 


 This was a fun piece we did awhile back, it's a real organic, whimsical table used for a salt water aquarium. We had a log smith cut a 2" slab of oak for the top, notice the bark still on the front edge.





Repurposed Fence Casting Fire Place Screen



 This was a section of antique fencing we repurposed as a fireplace screen. We cut off the useless parts, added feet, sanded off the scale and laqured it.





Fisburne Iron Gate



 We reproduced this exactly for our customer, They had just bought the house and did not know who the builder or the iron guy was, He found us and 2 weeks later they had the identical gate for the other side of the house.





Curved Iron Patio Railings



 We have the tools, talent and knowlege to complete most any design pattern you may want..





Custom Case Opening Iron Screen


 
 The Designer and Builder had an a problem figuring out how to cover the case opening to this workspace, to the left it drops 20 feet into the living room. The iron screen we built adds a architectural element and saftey.





Decorative Iron Railings


 


 Notice the small details on this small section of interior iron railing, the forged wall tabs, the hammered forged iron pickets, forged fishtailed handrail.

 





Hagee Contemporary Cable Railing



 Our customer had a problem finding someone who was capable of building this curved iron interior handrail, We came out and made the template, dry fitted it, brought it back to the studio and welded it up..





Forging Iron Scrolls







Wrought Iron Juliet Balcony







Custom Iron Foot Railing


 
 This custom iron foot rail was commissioned by us for an uptown Charlotte Condo, it was finished in oil rubbed bronze.





Custom Iron Window Box



 Iron window boxes are a beautiful addition to the curb appeal of your home, but most big boxed stores offer iight wieght, small, un actractive options. We can created iron planters to compliment your your homes style.





Sonny's BBQ Patio Railings



 An out of state  contractor found us and had us duplicate this iron gate for the Sonny's BBQ in the Arborreatum Shopping center. The brick wall was cut out the we used the existing railing to cap it, the gate was fabed by us and matches the the existing gate.





Swimming Pool Railings







Arched Custom Iron Fireplace Grill



 This metal fireplace screen was custom made by us for a subdivision fireplace. They needed a way to prevent unwanted fires at unwanted times. We were able to make something visually appealing as well as functional.





Custom Iron Vanity Base













Modern Iron Table Base


 


 Clean, simple lines make this iron table pop, a designer came to us with a 60" 3/4 thick piece of glass and couldn't find a contemporary base to hold it. We were able to accomplish both goals.

 










ABANA



 Creative Iron Designs is now a menmber of ABANA - Artist-Blacksmith's Association of North America, Inc.  A 30 year old organization dedicated to the resurgence of the "lost" art of blacksmithing.





Bodden Railings with Trellis



A fence makes more than a good neighbor..





Wood Pickets Transformed to Iron



 This was an interior handrail that we replaced the wood pickets with wrought iron pickets, notice the detail of the iron shoe at the bottom of each picket.







Iron work doesn't need to be scrolly and fussy, sometimes less is more.

 





Forged Iron Chandilier



 This fixture is 2 and a half feet tall, and was VERY plain, we added hand forged acanthus leaves down the edges and at the top and bottom, accented them in bronze and it really transformed this entrance with out  buying a new fixture.





Custom Iron Canopy Bed







X Factor



This Custom iron base is being used as a workstation in a designers studio, It was made of 1-1/4" square stock and with a raw sanded finish.





Less is More


 

 


In this case, these sleek simple handrails do the job without alot of fuss.. Made of Square stock and finished in satin nickel.





Antique Iron Gate and Custom Trellis



 We created this walk through trellis for our client who had this antique gate, it was 10 feet tall and 6 feet wide, it was all finished in aged rust with clear coat.





Hammered Iron Pool Gate


 


 While adding privacy this iron pool gate in a south Charlotte home really makes a statement with the hand hammered steel, ornate hinges, and monogramed speak easy. The finish is a acid wash with lacquer.

 

 





Burnett Iron Porch Railings


The elengant curves of these iron handrails really made a grand entrance to the stone patio on this Charlotte home. 

 





Burnett Iron Porch Railing



 The elengant curves of these iron handrails really made a grand entrance to the stone patio on this Charlotte home.





Repurposed Bird Bath


 


 This piece was was made from two 20" plow discs as well as a piece of inch and a half piece of re-bar from a bridge that was demolished here in Charlotte,N.C. It can be used as a bird bath or feeder or a personal fire pit.





Twig Iron Mirror Frame



 This Iron mirror framed is being used in a cabin in the mountains of North Carolina, we made it to simulate branches and leaves, everything was cut and bent by hand.





Brushed Aluminum Bar Front



 In one of the local uptown Charlotte condo we re faced this bar front with an aluminum facade, the pattern was hand applied using a grinder. The corner and end pieces were accented by chrome rivets, giving it a contemporary urban feel.





Repurposed Iron Gate Fireplace Screen



 A Local Charlotte Designer hired us to transform this vintage iron gate into a functional piece of art as a fireplace screen, with a couple of modifications and additions it now adds additional beauty to the room.








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Rail Road Spike Bottle Opener 

 Jim Watts of Creative Iron Designs has transformed these spikes into bottle openers while maintaining their original character.  A Charlotte Trolley token is mounted atop the spike.

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Selin Forged Iron Handrail



 This unique one off handrail was a truely a great project, our client gave us full liberty with the design. At the top of the stairs, is a beautiful art deco sconce, and thats where the "lines" for the railing were created.





Grape Leaf Driveway Gate



 We made this driveway gate to match some existing railings  that we already on the home, most appointments that have ever been made  have been reproduced at some point and can be matched up to an existing design.





Gothic Iron Church Window Grill



 A Senior Community commissioned us to to finish their chapel entrance window, We meet with the staff and Board and sketched out a couple of ideas, after approval it only took one week to make and have it installed.





Bliss Dance


 
 This is our version of Marco Cochrane's "Bliss Dance", of course its not the nearly the magnitude nor the scale of his amazing sculpture he did for Burning Man 2010 in Black Rock desert. It does not due true justice to his art form, but it is a beautiful piece to say the least. She was gracefully cut from 1/4" metal plate by hand. it was commisioned from a friend who attended.





Wrought Iron Scroll Work



 We were trying to figure out how to incorporate some iron into this foyer entrance. Our client wanted something to blend with the iron work on the front door, but wasn't sure how to do it. The ceilings were 12 foot and there was a lot of room in the archway so we created this scroll pattern.





Iron Tree Trellis with Gates



This iron gate and trellis was built for a back drop at a photography studio here in charlotte.





Funky Forged Handrail



 This hand rail was forged out of 5/8" solid bar, it was all free form, with no real rhyme or reason, it was used next to an iron gate, and that's were the idea came from.





Wrought Iron Ivy Trellis



In the front gardens of Presbyterian Hospital stands these two wrought iron trellises we created.  They are 8 feet tall and 6 feet wide and have stems, vines and leaves all made of metal. The leaves were cut and forged to a realistic shape.





Custom Iron Sink Vanities



 This bathroom  received "best design", We worked with the Designer and Builder to come up with a solution for the curved walls, since a standard box sink would not work. We made a template of the wall and and made the base to fit, later the granite fabricator did the same and brought the tops. The wrought iron really makes a nice bold statement.  We we able to use a similar picket that matched the wrought iron on the foyer staircase. 





Iron doggie bowl



One of our customers wanted something other than a typical wire holder for her dog bowls, so we created this decorative iron stand. We used some castings from a coffee table as the legs and cut out a 8" hole so the stainless steel bowls would be recessed. we finished it in a gun metal finish and lacquer.





Iron Bone fish



This was a fun little sculpture we fabricated it is three dimensional, it was cut out of 1/8" metal with a plasma cutter and we used concrete nails for the teeth. 





Sunshine



We were inspired by another artist from a local gallery, we took the concept in a different direction and came up "Sunshine". She is 3/4 scale and made up of 400 washers, at the present time she  is waiting to be completed with a great base of some sort and a finish. 





FlatIron Kitchen and Tap House



In downtown Davidson is a new restaurant called the Flatiron Kitchen &Tap house. We were a part of it by working with the owners and architects to build 3 - 8 foot by 8 foot wrought iron screens made up of circles and ovals, to mimic a architectural element of the flatiron building in NYC. All the components were hand made, and then an acid wash finished was applied.

   





Roston stemware rack



this was a custom 50 piece stemware holder that needed to fit a specific space and was unable to find, we were able to build and install this piece in less than a week.





Bird's Nest Drum Table



This table was  influenced by a french metal artist, we took the concept and interpetated it our way. We used 200 feet of 3/8" and 1/4" solid round stock to make the Nest. it was finished in a satin laquered rust.  The drum was rolled by us out of a 4x8 sheet of steel.





Fortney Balcony



We created this balcony from an emailed photo idea to an installed reality in 8 days! The top scroll is all hand forged.





Mooresville Town Square



 We built these really cool light fixture towers at the entrance of Mooresville Town Square for Myers & Chapman general contractors last year.  They are 4’ x 4’ and stand 14' tall.





What is wrought iron?


Iron (pronounced /ˈаɪ.ərn/) -  Wrought iron is iron with a low carbon content that can be forged and welded. Wrought iron is formed by heating and beating steel. This term is also used to describe a style of furniture and/or metalwork. Wrought iron is no longer in wide production, It was last manufactured as "charcoal iron" in Sweden in 1968, and most items that are termed "wrought iron" are actually mild steel.