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Railing, Metalwork, 2006; George F. Martell (b. 1948); Seekonk, Massachusetts; Iron and bronze; 39 x 30 x 5 1/2 in.; Collection of the artist; Photography by Jason Dowdle
Railing, Metalwork, 2006
George F. Martell (b. 1948)
Seekonk, Massachusetts
Iron and bronze
39 x 30 x 5 1/2 in.
Collection of the artist
Photography by Jason Dowdle
Pleasant Pond Cat Tails; Metalwork; 1996; George F. Martell (b. 1948); Iron; Collection of the artist
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George F. Martell
Seekonk, MA
Web Site
Those who value hand-crafted metal and have the resources are commissioning unique metal work for their homes. This stairwell railing is like one George F. Martell made for a Wellesley home. As he describes his work, "It's important to be able to keep up with today's technology, for example computer-aided design, while remaining proficient in yesterday's technology, such as forge welding." George began his blacksmithing career as an apprentice to a Medfield smith and then went on to work at a company as a machinist. After a decade, he opened his own shop specializing in custom ironwork.
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