Wentworth Collection – Now in Stock – Stair Artist Design Tool

Now in stock, Wentworth Collection square balusters and newel! These hand-crafted 5/8" rustic hammered balusters and 1" newel feature unique forged details to bring rustic modern influence to any staircase! Order your samples today. Now in stock: Newel: HF 1.1.23 Plain Bar: HF 3.2.1 Triple Collar/Rivet: HF 3.2.2 Available Powder Coated Finishes: Satin Black, Oil [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:29+00:00 August 17th, 2016|Blog|

New Rustic-Modern/Industrial Stair Options via the Wentworth Collection

If you have tuned into HGTV lately, the terms Rustic-Modern and Industrial are seemingly familiar. The marrying together of sleek modern hardware with reclaimed or rustic components. Over the course of several months, these Design Styles have grown to new heights in popularity. This week we'll discuss the defining elements of this style and how [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:29+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Blog|

Introducing Wentworth Collection – Coming this month!

House of Forgings would like to introduce our latest collection of balusters inspired by old world English design. Wentworth Collection is an ode to an era of simple craftsmanship and metalsmithing, with hand forged designs combining a look of function and style. The collection is available in our most popular powder coated finishes & patinas. [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 August 2nd, 2016|Blog|

Stair Anatomy Guide

Our updated stair anatomy guide is a great tool to help you navigate the many components and parts involved in a typical staircase and balcony. Use this handy visual reference as a sales tool when explaining components to your customers or as a training tool for new employees. The full four page guide features: Stair [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Blog|

Video How-To Guides – Stair Artist Design Tool & Stair Design Booklet

In this video we will walk you through using our stair artist tool on http://houseofforgings.net/ Stair Artist Design Tool: http://houseofforgings.net/stair-artist We will begin covering a broad range of stair related topics in our new Video Guide Series on our site and YouTube channel. View the first of the series here with short video guides to [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 July 12th, 2016|Blog|

RetroFit Tread & Riser Kits help transform a dated staircase

This week we feature a sleek modern stair remodel highlighting one of our best new products, RetroFit tread & riser kits. RetroFit treads and risers are uniquely designed to replace traditionally used carpet and padding. As opposed to purchasing riser and cove materials on their own, this kit provides all materials needed for plain (closed [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 June 22nd, 2016|Blog|

Staircase Inspiration-Then and Now

Draw inspiration from the past and find solutions for your ideal staircase with products from the present. Many designs and styles are timeless and continue to inspire generation after generation in both new home construction and remodel projects. It is said that what is old often becomes new again, which is true but with a [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 June 13th, 2016|Blog|

Staircase Designs: Interior Design Styles Booklet

The new Staircase Designs Booklet from House of Forgings features 80 stair patterns/designs featuring our most popular in-stock parts. Today's homeowners prefer to browse and shop for home products based on their own style preferences. Each section of this booklet exhibits popular interior design styles and a range of options intended to aid in envisioning [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 June 1st, 2016|Blog|

The Plain Bar: A baluster for any style

From Old World to Craftsman to Modern, the plain baluster is a truly remarkable stair component. No matter round or square, the simplicity of the repeating plain bar has a soothing quality that is inviting, elegant and affordable. Consider the cost savings can be as much as 60% compared to more ornate profiles the plain [...]

2018-01-03T19:43:30+00:00 May 24th, 2016|Blog|
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