Asked by Betsy Murdoch at 9:05am on Dec 8 2016
Hi There - We are looking for a blacksmith to do some iron work around our home. We need a custom piece created. Any suggestions would be great! Thanks!!
How cool! The best suggestion I have is Carlos Nielbock. He's an incredible architectural metalworker in Detroit. There's lots written about him (ex: http://makezine.com/2013/08/08/meet-detroit-maker-carlos-neilbock2-2/). The email I have for him is [email protected] and phone is 313-282-4964. If he can't maybe knows someone who can!
If you're still looking, there's also:
Chris Turner – http://thelotdetroit.blogspot.com/2009/07/chris-turner-and-lot-letters.html
Gabriel Craig & Amy Weiks, Smith Shop
I second the Smithshop folks at PonyRide. Also, Owen in Hazel Park (http://www.cjforge.net) is worth a look.
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