Keuka Studios Hand-Forged Custom Ironwork
Over the years, Keuka Studios has honed in on our specialization: custom metal staircases and cable railing systems. While these projects now make up the majority of our work, we like to show our clients our wide range of capabilities. Our team has experience and expertise with detail-oriented, decorative ironwork. Our ironwork is custom-made and often hand-forged. We have designed and crafted unique ironwork including doors, window grills, gates, signs, balconies, and railings. Contact us to learn more about our custom capabilities.
1. Tapered Iron Railing
This rustic home in the Adirondack Mountains features high ceilings, an exposed timber frame, wood flooring, and stone accents. Keuka Studios designed a custom iron railing to match the home’s weathered aesthetic. Our fabricators hand forged each spindle to create the tapered shape that the homeowners desired. To give the railing a more rustic look, we applied by hand a blackened steel and wax finish.
2. Grape Motif Gate
Keuka Lake is located in the heart of upstate New York’s wine region. The owners of this lakefront home wanted an iron fence and gate that woulld represent the area. Keuka Studios designed a custom wrought iron railing system with a grape motif. With great attention to detail, we crafted a railing and gate with decorative scrolls and grape vines, leaves, and fruit.
3. Wine Cellar Door
The owners of this vineyard on Keuka Lake wanted a one-of-a-kind wine cellar door. They requested that it have an elegant appearance, a grape motif, and life-like features. To achieve this look, our designers spent some time at the vineyard to study the form and flow of grapevines. After coming up with a unique, natural design, our team got to work crafting the wrought iron door. Using hand-hammer and power-hammer techniques, our fabricators created the door that took home a “Best of Houzz” award.
4. Custom Window Grills
For this local project, we designed and crafted custom window grills for an arched stone doorway. The decorative ironwork gives the home exterior a sophisticated and artistic feel. Our team hand forged the iron grills which were then powder coated black to match the surrounding masonry.