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How to work with wrought iron. Pictures show installation of pre-built wrought iron porch and stair railings.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #98 Jun 1967 (v.17#3) pg. 46

How to install ornamental railings and columns
FAMILY HANDYMAN #182 Jul-Aug 1977 (v.27#5) pg. 60

Decorative ironwork. Repairing and replacing 19th-century castings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #16 Aug-Sep 1983 pg. 42

Wrought iron. Hand-forged gates and fences are a durable display of blacksmithing artisanry. Includes details of traditional forming and joinery techniques for wrought iron.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 46
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #19 Feb-Mar 1984 pg. 4

Victorian-style fence is a wooden version of a wrought-iron fence.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #28 Aug-Sep 1985 pg. 53

Tip: Alternative to drilling bolt holes in angle iron.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1984 (v.9#2) pg. 8

Tips on repairing and repainting rusty decorative ironwork.
HOMEOWNER Jun 1987 (v.12#5) pg. 17

Two-pin bending jig is strong enough to work 1/8" thick wrought iron, either 1/2" or 3/4" wide.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION Feb 1979 (v.68#2) pg. 32

Wrought iron shield (coat of arms). A decorative initial is surrounded by a shield shape. Requires simple welding.
INDUSTRIAL EDUCATION May-Jun 1982 (v.71#5) pg. 28

Making your own wrought iron fence, railings, etc.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #436 Sep 1964 (v.60) pg. 94

A look at Victorian cast iron fencing and some of the most popular motifs. Includes information on the care and repair of ornamental iron.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Dec 1974 (v.2#12) pg. 9

A look at the fences of the 18th & 19th centuries. Part 1. Stone fences, brick fences and iron fences and railings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1979 (v.7#2) pg. 13

Cast iron. Part 1. Rust removal, painting and minor repairs. How to restore and maintain ornamental ironwork.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1980 (v.8#2) pg. 13

Cast iron. Part 2. Major repairs and replacement castings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1980 (v.8#3) pg. 28

Casting the missing pieces. Description of the restoration of iron stair rails.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1980 (v.8#7) pg. 82

Forge a fancy iron fence. How to use an electric arc welder to build iron fencing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1981 (v.9#2) pg. 37

Decorative cast iron. Easy to use and inexpensive. Includes instructions for building your own window balconies from square stock and decorative castings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1982 (v.10#2) pg. 39

Tips on repainting an old Victorian-style iron picket fence.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1984 (v.12#8) pg. 185

Tip: "Steel epoxy" recommended for patching rotted areas in old windows and "welding" deteriorated areas of wrought-iron fence.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jun 1986 (v.14#5) pg. 248

How to find a foundry to do custom casting of cast-iron parts. Includes information on pattern-making.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1987 (v.15#3) pg. 45

Architectural iron work. Techniques for repair and maintenance of both cast and wrought iron.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.18#1) pg. 20
Added Info OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 16

Maintaining and repairing architectural iron. Emphasis is on a typical New York City cast iron newel and balustrade and steel fences.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1990 (v.18#1) pg. 22

The art of ironwork. Historic uses of railings, fences and gates. Advice on repair and maintenance of both the metal and footings.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1997 (v.25#3) pg. 32

Decorative wall bracket holds a small lamp or plant on the end of a chain. Bent from flat iron stock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1968 (v.129#6) pg. 127

Ornamental metal scrollwork. Metal products made from strap iron include candlestick, bookrack, lamp base, and wine holder.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1970 (v.133#3) pg. 192

How to install wrought iron railings.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1973 (v.140#1) pg. 82

Instructions on how to form your own wrought iron. Plans include a wall-hung telephone stand with a clear plastic top.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1969 (v.194#3) pg. 196

Wrought-iron railing can be used for fencing. Sketch shows how to make a no-weld gate.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1970 (v.197#4) pg. 122

Install a strong, decorative tubular steel security fence which looks like wrought iron.
WORKBENCH Aug-Sep 1991 (v.47#4) pg. 32