Winter 2012
Winter 2012 Newsletter
Volume 29

Custom Casting in Bronze, Aluminum and Iron


Athens Banner Herald

Carmel City Center

New Urbanism is exemplified in this new development in Carmel, Indiana. Inspired and led by Mayor Jim Brainard, Carmel City Center is a public-private partnership between the City of Carmel, the Carmel Redevelopment Commission and Pedcor City Center Development Company.

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Potter County Courthouse

Built in 1932 in Amarillo, Texas this historically significant courthouse is being returned to its original appearance by Journeyman Construction of Austin, Texas. As part of the $17 million dollar restoration Robinson Iron was selected to reproduce two distinct light fixtures - a fabricated sheet bronze fixture on the exterior of the building and a cast aluminum pendant fixture with blown glass shade for the interior of the main courtroom.

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patternmaker art award

Hampstead Fountain

Hampstead is the first traditional neighborhood development to be built under Montgomery, Alabama's newly adopted SmartCode, and was developed by Montgomery's Colonial Company. The Colonial Company is one of the largest home builders in the region, and this project represents a change in direction in terms of a planning model.

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Cast Iron Urn

Alloys for Sand Casting - Bronze, Aluminum, and Iron

Robinson casts in molds made from sand. With this time-tested technique
numerous castings may be made utilizing a single original or pattern. These castings have a sand texture on their surface imparted by the molding process. Sand casting has been the preferred method of making architectural castings since the early 1800’s. The alloys listed below are suitable for sand casting.

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I have presented the Robinson Iron booth at many expos all over the country. Our company has been at the ASLA, AIA, Traditional Building and several other big name shows from Phoenix to Washington, DC. All have had their bright spots and have lead to some nice work over the years.

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