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. 

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Authentic Designs

Authentic Designs

Manufacturer of Early American & Colonial lighting fixtures: brass, copper, terne metal & Vermont maple; interior & exterior mountings; CUL/UL-listed for wet & damp locations; lanterns, sconces, table lamps, chandeliers & pendants; custom work available.

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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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Bill's Custom Metal Fabrications

Manufacturer of hand-forged ornamental ironwork: garden furniture, gazebos, gates, railings, furniture, fireplace doors & candelabras; servicing the Long Island & tri-state areas.

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Heritage Metalworks

Atelier of skilled blacksmiths & craftsmen: exclusively to trade; lighting, hardware, gates & railings; custom & signature lines available in iron, brass, bronze, copper, nickel, zinc & stainless steel.

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Herwig Lighting

Custom manufacturer of handcrafted interior & exterior lighting fixtures & more: cast-aluminum benches, bollards, fences, gates, plaques, signage, street clocks, posts to 14 ft. & columns; since 1908.

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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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King Architectural Metals

Wholesale supplier of ornamental & architectural metal components: for wrought-iron staircases, handrails, gates, fences, mailboxes, doors, screens, awnings & fireplace screens; finials; decorative elements.

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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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Wiemann Metalcraft

Designer, fabricator, finisher & installer of custom ornamental metalwork: serves a national market with stairs & railings, fencing, gates, lighting, grilles, entry doors, gazebos, balconies, site furnishings & more; all cast- & wrought-metal alloys, finishes & architectural styles; since 1940.