Restoration by George F. Martell

Martell's Metal Works Corp.

Brass Finials
Restoration of the Railing and the Brass Finials at the John Brown House, Providence, R.I.
The finials were hand turned according to pictures of the original finials and
drawings furnished by Haynes/DeBoer Associates


Restoration of the Governor Henry Lippitt House Railing, Providence, R.I.
In order to duplicate the design of the fence for the stair railing, 1 3/4" solid round steel needed to be power hammered
into 1 1/2" octagon and than hand forged to conform to the stair case curve. 
The straight fence panels were custom cast by Cumberland Foundry.


Barrington Town Hall
Restoration of the Cupola and Weathervane of the Barrington Town Hall


Bristol County Courthouse
Restoration of the Bristol County Courthouse Weathervane


Smith Owen House, Providence
Restoration of the side gate and fence and the entrance hand railing of the Smith Owen House

 Gate for St. Luke's Episcopal Church in E. Greenwich, RI. 
The gate was designed by Martell to include elements from an existing gate on the opposite side of the courtyard, so that it would complement the existing gate. Martell used traditional forging and joinery methods, resulting in a gate that looked as if it had been there for years.


Brithewold Gardens and Arboretum, Bristol, R.I.
Restoration of the archway at the Blithewold Gardens and Arboretum

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Attleboro, Ma 02703
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