Holzman Iron Studio

ARCHITECTURAL IRONWORK, PUBLIC ART & SCULPTURE

Holzman Iron Studio is a Philadelphia-based team of artists and designers led by a noted blacksmith and visual artist. Custom architectural ironwork, public art, and sculpture are created in our unique fabrication environment, combining Old World craftsmanship with the latest in technology.

ARCHITECTURAL IRONWORK, PUBLIC ART & SCULPTURE

Holzman Iron Studio is a Philadelphia-based team of artists and designers led by a noted blacksmith and visual artist. Custom architectural ironwork, public art, and sculpture are created in our unique fabrication environment, combining Old World craftsmanship with the latest in technology.

Monday afternoon forgery. Sometimes the old way is still the best way without all mucking about on an anvil. 🤡
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#ironstudio #fireweld #whitedogphilly
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Proportion check.
I can’t wait to forge that little turkey on top.
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Clay before steel.
I like having a model to follow while doing the metalwork, helps to keep from making bad decisions (in the forged sculpture :-)). 🤗🙈

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#wip #ironstudio #forgeddog
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The maestro and his finial.
Ash has been building the first part of this project as a warmup and today we hit the stainless with some blackener with dramatic result.

I also want to acknowledge @mikechiarella and his very high level of execution for design development and shop drawings!!! Yay team!
#TGIF
#ironstudio
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Making tenons on 3/4 stainless square bar with an annular.
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#spreadinglove #manualmachinist #madeinphilly
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Ash urning his keep.
Stainless steel for liberty!!
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#ironstudio #bicentennialbell
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Brass I-beam.
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#ironstdio #structuralbrass
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It’s that time of year again. Scrubbed down and ready for action.

Intro to blacksmithing class will be taught by @teddmcdonah

I’ll be teaching the metal design class and @liz.arts._ will be teaching a weekend workshops on behalf of @glencairnmuseum .
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@brynathyniron
@brynathynbuildingarts
@brynathyncollege
#blacksmithingeducation
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The maestro and his finial.
Ash has been building the first part of this project as a warmup and today we hit the stainless with some blackener with dramatic result.

I also want to acknowledge @mikechiarella and his very high level of execution for design development and shop drawings!!! Yay team!
#TGIF
#ironstudio
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OUR SERVICES

Iron Studio’s capable team of artisans — armed with all of the essential tools in our well-equipped facilities — can expertly handle any project from design to fabrication and installation. Providing a unique mix of architectural ironwork, public art, sculpture, and retail, Iron Studio is the most experienced and skilled shop of its unique kind in the region.

• Design and Engineering
• Project Management
• Forging
• Fabrication
• CNC and Manual Machining
• Laser Cutting
• Custom Finishing
• Installations
• 3D Modeling

OUR SERVICES

Iron Studio’s capable team of artisans — armed with all of the essential tools in our well-equipped facilities — can expertly handle any project from design to fabrication and installation. Providing a unique mix of architectural ironwork, public art, sculpture, and retail, Iron Studio is the most experienced and skilled shop of its unique kind in the region.

• Forging
• Project Management
• Forging
• Fabrication
• CNC and Manual Machining
• Laser Cutting
• Custom Finishing
• Installations
• 3D Modeling
Working with metal

MATERIALS WE WORK WITH

Our team possesses decades of combined experience in working in a wide array of mediums, from the most common to the most complex.

• Carbon Steel
• Alloy Steels
• Stainless Steel
• Bronze
• Exotic Metals
• Monel
• Inconel
• Nickel 500

MATERIALS WE WORK WITH

Our team possesses decades of combined experience in working in a wide array of mediums, from the most common to the most complex.

• Carbon Steel
• Stainless Steel
• Exotic Metals
• Inconel
• Alloy Steels
• Bronze
• Monel
• Nickel 500

OUR FOUNDER

Throughout his career as an artist and blacksmith, Warren Holzman has designed and created many noteworthy commercial and public works both locally and around the globe. A master craftsman with a passion for education, Warren teaches metal forging at Bryn Athyn College — where he has also executed an array of historically sympathetic new metalwork for Glencairn Museum and Bryn Athyn Cathedral.

OUR FOUNDER

Throughout his career as an artist and blacksmith, Warren Holzman has designed and created many noteworthy commercial and public works both locally and around the globe. A master craftsman with a passion for education, Warren teaches metal forging at Bryn Athyn College — where he has also executed an array of historically sympathetic new metalwork for Glencairn Museum and Bryn Athyn Cathedral.

Warren Holzman

OUR FOUNDER

Throughout his career as an artist and blacksmith, Warren Holzman has designed and created many noteworthy commercial and public works both locally and around the globe. A master craftsman with a passion for education, Warren teaches metal forging at Bryn Athyn College — where he has also executed an array of historically sympathetic new metalwork for Glencairn Museum and Bryn Athyn Cathedral.

Project Spotlight.

“And that Light was the Light of Men”

This sculpture was created by Warren Holzman for an invitational show of 12 metalsmiths and blacksmiths titled “Forging a Link: Metalsmiths Respond to the Mercer Collection”  at the Mercer Museum in Doylestown, PA.The slideshow documents how the piece was conceived with a had drawing and then the process of how it was formed and fabricated in steel.The Sculpture is finished with a rich brown natural patina. Other materials include old barn boards for the deck and internal LED lighting.

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