Porch Stair Hand Rail

Ever wonder how a hand-forged railing goes from an idea in a homeowner's mind to a beautiful addition to their home? Here's the story behind the first of two custom residential porch stair hand rails we created and installed over the summer.

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Once the client has approved a design for a custom rail and we begin production, the first step is a full-scale drawing on our steel layout tables. This rail design included scrolls big enough to require a little creativity to fit them in our small gas forge!

There you have it! The finished product, a custom hand-forged stair rail, painted and installed in the brick steps and slate patio.