Custom Metal Fabrication – Restorations, Modifications and Repairs – Museum Restoration & Fabrication – Blacksmithing – Décor & Art Portfolio – Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl.
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Restorations, Modifications and Repairs
Many of the things we repair are keepsakes that people want to preserve. We never know what will show up, but if you send us a close-up picture of the break or issue, we can often tell whether we can repair it. But at other times, we need to see the material for ourselves and take a closer look. Sometimes, we can weld or glue the item, and at other times, it’s something else entirely and may take fabrication of parts.
Custom Metal Fabrication
We never know who will come through the door and with what requests. There’s no one word to describe what kind of things we build.
Museum Restoration & Fabrication
As a heritage and museum buff, nothing makes Donald more excited than working with organizations and people who value the preservation of history and culture. Working for MONOVA – Museum of North Vancouver was a dream come true.
Donald fell in love with blacksmithing and learned from John Smith in Nelson many years ago. For example, when Denise Wilson, owner of Bronsino, decided to upgrade her offerings, Donald created unique metal hammered rings for her custom handbags.
Décor and Art Portfolio
We do artwork, especially for the annual Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl. The pieces below are for sale. Many of them are forge-inflated. We also love supporting local Vancouver artists. We built metal stands for glass art and tools for pottery artists. You can see them on our Blacksmithing and Fabrication page.
Repurposing & Modifications
Creativity knows no bounds, and that includes a Steampunk Saxophone Water Fountain. If you have heritage pieces, memorabilia or any items that mean something to you, together, we can find a way to shape them into a new form.
Vancouver Eastside Culture Crawl
2019 Climate Action Weather Vane
2018 Bicycle Powered Organ Pipes
2017 Exhibit: The Sound of Light
It was an unexpected surprise to be selected by a panel to exhibit this lamp in a local gallery. What a fantastic event that was.