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Fences and Gates

Period Homes Buying Guides

A Buying Guide to designers and manufacturers of wooden and metal fences and gates for traditionally-designed gardens and streetscapes. 

SEE ALSO:  Garden Furnishings & Ornament | Gate Hardware  | Mailboxes, Markers & Plaques | Trellis and Arbors | Retaining Walls

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Marvin

Marvin is a manufacturer of wood windows and doors that creates products inspired by how people live. They have a variety of product lines that carry over 11,000 standard sizes as well as custom shapes and sizes, and specializes in historic rehabilitation.

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Compass Ironworks

For over two decades we have been bending and shaping iron for distinctive gates, decor, fences and railings.

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Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.

Designer & custom fabricator of ornamental metalwork: benches, columns, balustrades, lighting, gazebos, fencing, grilles, doors, windows, skylights, finials & more; cast iron, bronze, aluminum & wrought iron/steel; many styles; restoration services.

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Old Smithy Shop

Fabricator of forged Early American to late-19th-century hardware: for cabinets, gates, doors, windows, garage doors & shutters; latches, pulls, butterfly & H & HL hinges, strap hinges & door knockers; fireplace tools, large kitchen utensils & more.

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Acorn Forged Iron

Manufacturer of Early American-style hand-forged iron registers & grilles & iron & stainless-steel door & window hardware: latches, knockers & pulls; garage, shutter, furniture & wood-gate hardware; Tremont steel-cut nails for restoration projects.

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Compass Ironworks

For over two decades we have been bending and shaping iron for distinctive gates, decor, fences and railings.

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Historical Arts & Casting, Inc.

Designer & custom fabricator of ornamental metalwork: benches, columns, balustrades, lighting, gazebos, fencing, grilles, doors, windows, skylights, finials & more; cast iron, bronze, aluminum & wrought iron/steel; many styles; restoration services.

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James DeMartis Metal Studio

JDMS creates site specific custom indoor/outdoor traditional and contemporary architectural metal and restores historic and antique objects. We specialize in furniture, railings, sculpture, lighting, fireplace accessories, artifact mounts and hardware. Textural and hand applied patina finishes are trademarks of our craftsmanship.

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Old Smithy Shop

Fabricator of forged Early American to late-19th-century hardware: for cabinets, gates, doors, windows, garage doors & shutters; latches, pulls, butterfly & H & HL hinges, strap hinges & door knockers; fireplace tools, large kitchen utensils & more.