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Is it rod iron? Is it rot iron? Or is it wrought iron? By Todd Daniel One of the most confusing terms in the ornamental metals business is the phrase “wrought iron.” However, the confusion is understandable since even dictionaries cannot agree on a single definition The first thing to clear up is the spelling. […]

When Dirk Brown, owner of Blue Mountain Metalworks, made the jump from wrought iron furniture design and fabrication to ornamental metalwork (i.e. railings, gates, driveway gates), he did so under the tutelage of Ed Powell, a national leader in the ornamental metal field.  Through Ed, Dirk was introduced to the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals […]

 “Forging Metals in the Mountains”, a profile of Blue Mountain Metalworks, was recently published in the November 2011 issue of Fabricator Magazine, the official publication of the National Ornamental & Miscellaneous Metals Association (NOMMA).  The article describes the history of the company, the variety of metal work produced, and the challenges of running a small business in a rural area.   Click here to read […]