“We hired Andrew from Portland Ironworks to create a custom handrail for our staircase. I had a vision in mind and some inspiration photos, and Andrew brought it to life perfectly! He was very responsive, communicative, and easy to work with during the entire design, fabrication, and installation process. His collaborative and detail-oriented approach resulted in a beautiful handrail that's exactly what I was hoping for and fits the staircase perfectly. I could not recommend him and his work any higher!” - Gina L.
"Working with Andrew of Portland Ironworks on a custom mechanized iron and wood driveway gate was such a refreshing and rewarding construction process. He is creative, industrious, kind, and a quality-driven professional. We had some rough ideas about how the project might take shape, but could not have imagined it to turn out as well as it did. Typical project snags were encountered along the way and Andrew was terrific in proactive solution finding and collaborative communication. His attention to detail shows in the quality of his finished project and the fact that he takes pride in a job well done is a gift to those fortunate enough to work with him. His pricing is beyond fair and quality of the products he uses, obvious. We hope to get a chance to collaborate again in the future and cannot recommend Portland Ironworks highly enough." Andrea L.
“We had a hard time finding a company to do the work on four stair handrails. After a year of looking we found Portland Ironworks. I talked to Andrew on the phone a few times before he came out and gave us an estimated cost of the project. We hired Portland Ironworks as soon as he turned in his quote. Andrew made sure to send progress photos as the project went along. We now have two beautiful staircases with amazing handrails on both sides. We constantly get comments on how beautiful the handrails look. Thank you Portland Ironworks and Andrew for the outstanding work you provided for us.” - Mark N.
“Pleasure doing business with Portland Ironworks. Andrew knew exactly what we wanted when we showed him pictures. Andrew was able to send us video clips with the prototype design via email. Puts the project into perspective before the final order. The stair railing project couldn't have turned out any better. Will definitely go back for all my metal projects.” - Daniel S.
"We could not be happier with the design and construction of the steel railings we commissioned from Portland Ironworks. Andrew and his team are great to work with: Courteous, professional, and enthusiastic about their craft. They put together a great design and built a high quality product. I have a family friend who is a professional welder come visit. He got up close and personal with the weld quality and he could find absolutely nothing negative to coment on. The railing looks great. Next year when we start on exterior remodeling, I'll have more work that will be going to Portland Ironworks." - Mark W.
"We envisioned unique handrails for our 1926 Alameda cottage...not the usual simple handrail nor a trendy cable railing. Ideally, a hand forged railing that would run alongside a set of rock stairs that lead to our guest suite as well as one to flank the slate tile stairs to our front porch. We set about searching for local craftspersons online. Andrew responded and promptly came and met with us and listened to our ideas. He came back with thoughtful designs for two railings that complimented, but were not duplicative of, each other. Andrew even designed the railing to the guest suite to accomodate a LED light strip so our guests will be safe as they come and go after dark. During the fabrication process, Andrew shared images of the railing details for our input..."thumbs up!" You will find that Andrew is an excellent communicator, a perfectionist, an artist who loves his craft and doing custom projects. Thank you for sharing your talents, Andrew. We look forward to enjoying your handiwork on a daily basis!! We highly recommend Andrew and his way of doing business. He's got all of the bases covered and then some." - Lisa H.
“This is the first time I had the experience of subcontracting with Portland Ironworks. From the initial bid, to project completion Andrew was efficient and professional every step of the way. He mocked up a Revit file format drawing of our steel wall project, adhered to the schedule for completion, and delivered a beautiful finished product that is engineered to last for decades. Given that the other metal fabrication shops that I have worked with in the past have been difficult to deal with, surly, uninterested in participating in the design process, unwilling to provide bids and generally just annoying, Portland Ironworks is a massive breath of fresh air. Andrew brings many years of commercial structural steel experience to the table, as well as excellent people skills, which is a rare combination. Highly recommend.” - Joe V.
“In October Andrew made and welded on a section to my balcony railing to bring it up to code height (old building!). He was a great communicator throughout and easy to work with. He brought the railing piece through my apartment with care and worked cleanly and efficiently - even brought someone to stand below in the public courtyard and watch out for sparks from the welding! The work itself is of excellent quality and I highly recommend Portland Ironworks.” - Linda M.