• Furniture

    Furniture

    Tables, chairs, wine racks, shelving. Your commission
    will be functional art! Historical work, repairs to
    existing pieces, and modern creations are all possible.

  • Counter Brackets

    Counter Brackets

    Unique under the counter brackets for your kitchen
    island. Renovations or new construction we have simple
    or detailed designs to highlight your countertop.

  • Home Décor

    Home Décor

    One of a kind art that you have provided the
    inspiration for. Metal sculpture, hand crafted objects
    for your home or office.

  • Railings

    Railings

    Transform your home with a custom railing.
    Have us install a piece of functional art into
    your home or office space.

  • Hardware

    Hardware

    Drawer pulls, knobs, hinges, latches, commercial door
    hardware, beer taps and much more. We make everything
    from historical nails and bolts for restoration projects to
    modern hardware for new construction.

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  • Furniture

    Furniture

    Tables, chairs, wine racks, shelving. Your commission will be functional art! Historical work, repairs to existing pieces, and modern creations are all possible.

  • Counter Brackets

    Counter Brackets

    Unique under the counter brackets for your kitchen island. Renovations or new construction we have simple or detailed designs to highlight your countertop.

  • Home Décor

    Home Décor

    One of a kind art that you have provided the inspiration for. Metal sculpture, hand crafted objects for your home or office.

  • Railings

    Railings

    Transform your home with a custom railing. Have us install a piece of functional art into your home or office space.

  • Hardware

    Hardware

    Drawer pulls, knobs, hinges, latches, commercial door hardware, beer taps and much more. We make everything from historical nails and bolts for restoration projects to modern hardware for new construction.

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Stocked Items:
Check out our store for a list of our current stock. We have a large inventory of home décor, art, blacksmithing tools, axes, and tools for crafts people. We are adding more items every day, so check in regularly! If there is something you don’t see, contact us and we can make it happen.

Hourly Services:
We provide time and materials support for a diverse range of clients. From historical repair and restoration, tool repair, and industrial tool production, our full service shop can provide solutions to your most challenging problems. We fuse traditional techniques with modern equipment to support residential, commercial and industrial projects. Minimum call-out services apply, and contact us for more details on our capabilities and rates.

Commissions:
We accept commissions for private and public art projects. Our metal artist blacksmith Shawn Cunningham has designed art for homes, parks, and public buildings throughout Canada. Depending on the size and budget of your project, he can provide sketches, scale models, and the final installation of the piece. Contact us to set up an appointment to discuss your idea!
Shawn Cunningham - Metal Artist Blacksmith in Edmonton Alberta

Shawn Cunningham

Metal Artist Blacksmith

Shawn Cunningham - Metal Artist Blacksmith in Edmonton Alberta Shawn taught himself the basics of forging and by 1992 he established Front Step Forge in its first location. Shawn does historic recreations and restorations as well as his own brand of completely new designs that stay true to traditional techniques. Shawn is often called upon to extend and reuse architectural antiques using the same methods as the originals, which requires precisely matching the finishes to get the look of authenticity. Shawn has taken on an amazing variety of commissions from exotic railings where the detail was so intricate the build time was one hundred and four days to the simplest coat hook completed and delivered in a day. Shawn is the premier supplier for crafts people, providing custom made tools for sculptors to farriers.