Railings by George F. Martell
Martell's Metal Works Corp.


Fine custom interior metalwork is created from either your design or Martell's. Hot forged or cold worked materials include steel, brass, bronze, copper, and other metals. Materials such as glass or stone may be incorporated. Clients include corporations, individuals, restaurants, casinos, museums, and churches.

           
Yale University Fence
Custom forged 1" sq bronze fence pickets by Martell's Metal Works
Fence assembly by Engineered Building Products

              
Quincy Railing
Custom created interior railings with forged balusters & starfish
and a clear coated, hand-sanded, black gilders paste finish

  
Harbor View Railing
Exterior steel railing with custom forged twists and lamb's tongues. 
The finish of the railing was created by applying a darker shade of bronze paint
with a paint brush onto a base coat of a lighter shade of bronze.
Contractor: Kirby Perkins Construction

  
Hyde Street Railing
Interior steel railing with a hammered texture and clear coated, hand-sanded, brown gilders paste finish.
The finials were forged from a custom created die.
Designer: Williams & Spade Companies
Contractor: Campbell's Construction

      
Newel
Custom milled steel newel created our of 3 1/2" sq stock & 3" round stock.
The newel finial was provided by the client.
Newel Design by: Neville Gerald Architects

 
Commonwealth Railing Panels
Custom created railing panels with hand forged scrolls.
The left panel has a clear coated, hand-sanded, black gilders paste finish.
The right panel and post was painted with a dull black paint.
The finials were forged with the help of a custom milled jig.

Hyde Street Balcony
Exterior steel balcony with a dry brushed copper finish on a satin black base coat
 Designer: Williams and Spade
Contractor: Campbell's Construction

Wellesley Circle Railing
Interior steel railing with custom formed balusters with a clear coated, hand sanded, black gilders paste finish and  a mahogany wooden rail cap 
Contractor: Mac Builders
Designer:
Capello Interiors

        
Wakefield Railing
Custom created exterior steel railings with small twists and a satin lack direct to metal finish
Contractor: P. Schurman Contractors Inc.

              
Dartmouth Street Railing
Custom created interior steel hand railings with a clear coated hand-sanded black gilders paste finish

       
Hazard Road Railing
Custom created interior railing out of existing and custom formed elements with a clear coated hand sanded black gilders paste finish
Builder: Kirby Perkins
Architect: Mark P. Finlay Architects
Interior Designer: Franklin & Company

          
Gazebo Railing
Bronze Railing with a Satin Brown Patina Finish
Architect: Andreozzi Architects
Contractor: Gardner Woodwrights Custom Building LTD

Back Bay Railing
Stair Railing Panel with a Satin Black Finish and Satin Bronze Medallions
Design: Dell Mitchell Architects



Needham Railing
Custom created steel railing with a satin black finish
Designer:  Urit Chaimovitz
Photographer: Liza Voll

 

          
Washington Street Railings
Exterior Steel Railings with a black color galvanized finish
Architect: Battle Associates, Inc.
Contractor: Kirby Perkins Construction

                

Beechwood Railing
Steel Railing with custom forged scrolls,  ball finials and leaves.  The railing has a hammered, clear coated, hand-sanded black gilders paste finish with gold leaves.
Mahogany rail cap by Hardwood Design Inc.
 

           

Broadlawn Bronze Hand Railing
Bronze hand railing with custom forged Lamb's Tongue endings and a waxed, light brown patina finish
Stairs and wooden stair railing by Hardwood Design Inc.
Interior Design: Franklin & Company, John Peixinho
Contractor: Kirby Perkins Construction

               
Harbor Road Railing
Custom created steel railing with a clear coated, hand sanded, black gilders paste finish,
satin bronze rail cap and a custom forged bronze sea creature.
The starting newels has custom carved and turned bronze elements in it.
The ending newel is custom tapered and twisted.

Office Railing
Steel railing with custom twisted 3/16" rods (3each) for the horizontal wire rope.
The railing has a clear coated, hand-sanded, black gilders paste finish.
The rail cap is a spruce sail boom form the owner's sail boat. 
Custom created half oarlocks to hang decorative oars.

     
Abaco Railing - Bahamas
Custom created interior railing with a clear coated, hand-sanded brown & gold gilders paste finish
Architect: Andreozzi Architects
 

  
New Bedford Railing
Custom created exterior steel railing with hand-forged scrolls and flower detail

               
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

Church Railing
Custom forged railing with a clear coated hand-sanded black gilders paste finish

                   
Weston Railing
Custom forged interior steel railing with a clear coated hand sanded black gilders paste finish
and mahogany rail cap

Nayatt Railing
Custom created steel interior railing with a clear coated hand-sanded black gilders paste finish
and brown patina bronze collars
(designed in conjunction with
Robert Amendolara Assoc. Inc.)

       

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.

East Side Railing
Steel exterior railing with a satin black direct to metal finish
(design in conjunction with AE Grasso Spatial Design Consultants)

Cumberland Railing
Custom designed and forged steel interior railing with a clear coated hand-sanded black gilders paste finish,
waxed brown patina bronze rail cap and clear coated bronze gilders paste finish collars

 
Chestnut Hill Railing
Forged bronze and steel circular stair railing (left) Bronze and steel hand rail (right) Custom handrail bracket (right detail)
(design in conjunction with
David P. Handlin & Assoc.)

      
Goat Island Railing
The steel and brass railing (above) was designed by John Hall Nelson Interiors, 340 Sunset Dr., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301. It incorporates a hand blown glass ball and hand formed brass floral elements. Rather than assemble metalwork that can be found anywhere from mass produced elements, Martell creates unique handmade metalwork.

Providence Railing
Custom Handmade Railing, Providence, RI

Dover Railing
Sand Blasted Steel Finish And Clear Coated
Wrap At Center Satin Finished Stainless Steel
(design in conjunction with
David P. Handlin & Assoc.)

Warren Historical Railing
Hand Forged, Historically Designed Front Hand Rail

Weinshel Back Railing and Weinshel Front Railing

   

                                       
The Heritage Railing
               Custom Hand Forged Interior Steel Railing With Bronze Rail Cap 
              (design in conjunction with
G.L. Nicolai & Company, Inc. and Saffron House Interior Design,
design based on an English Design)

East Chop Railing
Custom Fabricated Interior Steel Railing With Sanded Black Gilders Paste Finish

East Greenwich Railing
Custom Hand Forged Steel Spiral Stair Railing With Wooden Rail Cap And Posts

                              

Waban Railing
Hand Forged Custom Steel Railing with Clear Coated Hand-Sanded Gilders Paste Finish
(design in conjunction with
Allen Pavlides Architects)

      
Wellesley Railing
Satin Black Steel Railing with Bronze Medallions and Walnut Rail Cap
(design in conjunction with
Nancy McLaughlin)

Newton Railing
Hand-Forged Steel Railing with a Clear Coated Hand Sanded Black Gilders Paste Finish
(design in conjunction with
Nancy McLaughlin)

North Kingstown Railing
Brown Patina Hand-Forged Steel Railing

              

Westwood Railing
Satin Black Steel Railing with Bronze Collars and Wooden Rail Cap

Barrington Railing
Custom hand-forged steel interior railing with a clear coated hand-sanded gilders paste finish
and brown patina bronze wraps and rail cap
(design in conjunction with
Andreozzi Architects and Ellie Carreiro, Interior Designer)

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330 Victor Road Suite A
Attleboro, Ma 02703
508-226-0136
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