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Services Provided by Cheney Metals

Cheney Metals is a full service architectural metal shop providing metalsmithing and fabrication services to architects, artists, business owners, and homeowners. We have a wide range of standard and specialized equipment which allows us to integrate traditional techniques of blacksmithing and metal smithing with contemporary technologies. As a result we ensure comprehensive support to all aspects of your project from design through installation.  Additionally we have a broad network of subcontractors for additional services that may be required by your project.

We work with ferrous and non-ferrous metals including iron, steel, bronze, brass, copper, zinc.

Our 6800 sq feet allows us to fabricate metal work from large to small scale.

Metalworking Services

  • MIG/TIG Welding
  • Manual  & CNC Milling
  • Metal Lathe turning
  • Shearing and Press brake work
  • Band Sawing
  • Sheet, plate bar & pipe/tube rolling
  • Forging C Manual & power hammer
  • Traditional blacksmithing
  • Chasing
  • Repousse
  • Fold forming
  • Patination
View of inside CNC router cutting a die at Cheney Metal
View of inside CNC mill creating a die
Forrest forging steel element.

Protoyping and Design

We provide digital design services(CAD) working in Rhino  for:

  • Metal fabrication
  • Stone work
  • Cast concrete
  • Mold making
Design for Los Altos Firepit in Rhino

Fabrication for Artists

We are a modern day atelier providing the following services for  artists:

  • Assistance with design and fabrication of scultpure
  • Installation of sculpture
  • Large scale repair of metal sculpture

Art Fabrication

Paul Cheney stabilizing a sculpture for transport