New Water Jet Machine is in and Ready to Cut!

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Robinson Iron had it’s new Jet Edge Water Jet Machine installed recently and it is ready to cut any metal for YOU! At around 55,000 psi, this machine will slice its way through all types of materials and can achieve intricate detail with ease! Be sure to contact us at 800-824-2157 to see how  the Robinson team can help today! …

A Little More Info on the Berczy Park Fountain in Toronto

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Probably the most unique fountain on the planet! Robinson Iron happily provided this gigantic piece for the city of Toronto thanks to the brilliant mind of architect Claude Cormier!  Great article here from David Hains detailing a few of the fountain’s hidden meanings… It’s a fun read!   http://www.metronews.ca/news/toronto/2017/04/24/berczy-park-dog-fountain-calude-cormier.html

The Methodology of a Fountain’s Restoration

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The process of restoring a cast iron fountain can seem rather intimidating. These important pieces of history can be quite weighty, covered in oxidation or mineral deposits, and even  missing key elements. The idea of putting a restoration project together can feel rather overwhelming, especially when its value to the community is considered.   That’s where Robinson Iron comes into play.   …

Just Your Average Day at Robinson Iron….

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One of the greatest things about working at Robinson Iron is NOT knowing what you’ll be doing next! As I walked through the shop this morning, it hit me that there are a multitude of various projects being worked on for various clients all over the US! Fountains, cast iron grilles, horse troughs, torcheres, spiral staircases, statuary… you name it, …

Be Sure to Follow Robinson Iron on Facebook!

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Social Media is king for the foreseeable future and Robinson Iron is putting up pictures on various outlets just about every day! This blog is a good place to look for pics and info, too, but be sure to check out the hashtag #FountainsbyRobinson on Facebook to see a new fountain we have created (or are in the middle of …

Metuchen, NJ Horse Trough next on Robinson’s Restoration Docket!

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A historic cast iron horse trough in Metuchen, NJ will be restored in Alexander City, AL at our facility. The piece is over 100 years old and has been in need of  face list for some time. Luckily, concerned and devoted community members got together and began a fund raising campaign. Robinson Iron will start the  restoration after the beginning of …

Robinson Iron’s Wall Bowl Coupled with Custom Rosette

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The #4 Wall Bowl (34″ width)  is typically used with a #5 Lion’s Mask. However, it can be used with other masks, smaller bowls or- as in the case submitted to us from Dahlberg Landscape Design Studio’s Pam Porter in Dallas, TX- with a custom rosette!   Robinson Iron is happy to have been a part of this beautiful project! …

Beautiful Bronze Fountain Installed in Connecticut

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The last few years, Robinson Iron has had more and more requests for cast bronze fountains using our traditional patterns. One of these requests was from the Church of Latter Day Saints in Farmington, CT. Working with Layton Construction and FFKR Architect’s  David Rees along with Richter and Cegan Architects, Robinson Iron helped design the perfect fountain using existing patterns …

Robinson Iron Restores Residential Fountains, Too!

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There are several pictures on the Robinson Iron website of large, municipal fountains we have restored. But did you know RIC can restore smaller fountains (or anything cast metal), too? The pictures below guide you through the restoration of a Roman Fluted Magnus with Basin. The fountain had been the victim of harsh chemicals and overall neglect. The new homeowner …

The Bittern Fountain Shines!

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At Robinson Iron, we love getting feedback from our customers. We especially love getting pictures of their new fountains “in action”! Here we have a client  who used the Bittern fountain in his beautiful courtyard! Be sure to contact us at 800-824-2157 to learn about this fountain and many others. Thanks for visiting!