G Krug and Son

G Krug and Son "The oldest continuously operating blacksmith's shop in North America. G Krug & Son is qualified to provide you with a wide range of custom ironwork that is beautiful and represents a value that will stand the test of time"
www.gkrugandson.com
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Operating as usual

Please consider supporting local businesses like ours that still remain open during this time. We are still creating our...
03/21/2020

Please consider supporting local businesses like ours that still remain open during this time.
We are still creating our beautiful works of iron and would love some new projects to keep us busy. Call or email us to discuss.

This custom security door is one of our more recent creations. Please call us to help you design and create your ironwor...
11/30/2019

This custom security door is one of our more recent creations. Please call us to help you design and create your ironwork project. We look forward to seeing you at our Christmas open house on December 7th from 10am-2pm

What We Make Now: G. Krug & Son Ironworks
09/15/2019
What We Make Now: G. Krug & Son Ironworks

What We Make Now: G. Krug & Son Ironworks

"We are a unique resource because of our extensive knowledge," says Peter Krug, now the fifth generation of the family to run the business.

Our beautiful front stoop railings. Completely wall mounted. For someone that's handy, these are well suited for do it y...
09/12/2019

Our beautiful front stoop railings. Completely wall mounted. For someone that's handy, these are well suited for do it yourself installations! Perfect for one to three step applications. Order yours today.

Just in time for Oktoberfest!  We now have for sale our hand-made bottle openers (see photos).  Crack open your favorite...
09/10/2019

Just in time for Oktoberfest! We now have for sale our hand-made bottle openers (see photos). Crack open your favorite bottle of "adult beverage" with a piece of Baltimore history and help support our museum. Forged in our furnace with old-world skill, these bottle openers will certainly start conversations. Also for sale: hand-made letter openers. Stylish and functional, they will serve you for years. Call our shop at 410-752-3166 to place your order. We are setting up our web site for online sales soon!

12/10/2018

Here's the video of one of our blacksmiths, Mark Kelly:

12/10/2018
Blacksmith Demo

One of our blacksmiths, Mark Kelly, describing the difference between wrought iron and modern mild steel.

Dear Friends of G. Krug and Son Ironworks Museum: We wanted to share some photos and comments from our recent Christmas ...
12/10/2018

Dear Friends of G. Krug and Son Ironworks Museum: We wanted to share some photos and comments from our recent Christmas at Krug Open House!

We are very grateful for all the wonderful visitors who stopped by on Saturday. We have attached a few photos of our shop and employees (some of them anyway).

We also have included a video of one of our blacksmiths, Mark Kelly, describing the differences between actual wrought iron and modern mild steel during one of the many demonstrations that day. (The video might display sideways depending upon the viewer you use.)

Also included is a photo of our 4th floor library which was just renovated this fall.

Stay tuned to this channel for further updates! Merry Christmas Everyone!

12/02/2017

Don't forget to join us today from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for our annual Christmas at Krug! We have restored several rooms and are proud to show off our work. We will have blacksmithing demonstrations and tours of our building. Our gift shop will be open as well! Hope you can make it.

10/06/2017

Greetings and "Guten Morgen" to all friends of G. Krug and Son! Today is German American Day. We will post a few images, and, maybe, an article or two. We hope you all have a great day!

Winter is fast approaching. Installing quality railings can not only provide a safe handhold in the ice and snow but can...
10/05/2017

Winter is fast approaching. Installing quality railings can not only provide a safe handhold in the ice and snow but can also be a welcoming and graceful addition to the front entrance to your home. It is not too late to have us install one for you before the cold weather arrives!

08/18/2017

Dear Friends: We are hiring! Historic Baltimore ironworks company is hiring! Please pass this along to friends and associates who might be interested.

G. Krug and Son, a 200 year old family-owned business, is hiring welder/fabricators and painters. We are looking for good people who are dedicated to our mission and who are willing to learn our craft in a dynamic environment.

Fabricators: you must be able to weld, read shop drawings, work to a deadline, and think independently. Desired qualifications include welding experience in TIG, MIG, and Stick; ability to fabricate from drawings; ability to use grinder, band saw, oxy-fuel torches, drill presses, etc.; good time management skills; basic written and verbal skills; layout project on work table; cutting needed parts for fabrication; occasional painting of fabricated projects; maintain a safe and clean working environment at all times; conduct field installations at customer sites.

Painters: You must be familiar with hand painting (brush and roller) metals, both primer and finish coats with excellent quality. Assist with field installations at customer sites.

Interviews will include evaluating your sample work in our shop. Call 410-752-3166.

Another beautiful product by G Krug & son. A collaboration hand forged by the very talented employees here is sure to br...
07/18/2017

Another beautiful product by G Krug & son. A collaboration hand forged by the very talented employees here is sure to bring attention to your home. The oldest continuously operating blacksmiths shop in the country is very capable and ready to make your vision a reality. Be sure to chose us for any of your #ironwork, #blacksmithing or #welding needs.

05/18/2017

G. Krug and Son is looking for a fabricator(s). Some experience in iron restoration work and blacksmithing a plus but not mandatory. Must have excellent work ethic, teachable and be a good team player. Please call the office at 410-752-3166 to set up an interview.

Spring is just around the corner. Please keep us in mind for your custom ironwork needs such as driveway gates, fences, ...
03/17/2017

Spring is just around the corner. Please keep us in mind for your custom ironwork needs such as driveway gates, fences, flower boxes, trellisses, interior stair railings, or gracefully curved handrails like these for your front entry steps.

Did you know G Krug and Son Ironworks Museum has a membership program? Or that it is a registered 501c3 nonprofit?Donate...
11/29/2016

Did you know G Krug and Son Ironworks Museum has a membership program? Or that it is a registered 501c3 nonprofit?

Donate today by clicking the Donate Button at the top of our page, or join our membership program by filling out and printing the form below in order to help preserve the United States' oldest continuously operating blacksmith shop!

#GivingTuesday

Don't want to mail in your membership form? Bring it with you this Saturday, Dec. 3rd to Christmas at Krug!

G. Krug & Son Ironworks Museum is dedicated to preserve and share the history of the United States' oldest continuously operating blacksmith shop, G. Krug & Son, through educational, preservation, and community driven programs that share the 206-year history of a business that has forged the architecture of some of America's oldest and most influential cities.

And now you can be a supporting member of all of our programs.

11/19/2016

The restoration of two third floor rooms is nearing completion and should be ready for our Christmas at Krug event! We want you to be surprised so you will have to come to see the results. Let's just say that you won't be disappointed!

10/03/2016

The G. KRUG AND SON difference is why so many of our customers are happy with our work. From the first free consultation to the completion of the work, you'll experience how easy and pressure-free it is to do business with us.

Our work is guaranteed and we never use inferior materials.

The amazing thing is that we can often accommodate a variety of budgets, depending on your goal. It could be more affordable than you think!

Schedule your free consultation today to discover it for yourself!!

09/20/2016
Traditions: G Krug and Sons

Thanks Human Being Productions for stopping and and telling our story!

Human Being's series Traditions focuses on Baltimore institutions, formal and informal, that have been around through change in the city. We look at people t...

09/19/2016

G. Krug and Son has a fabricator position available. Please contact the office at 410-752-3166.

Thanks for stopping by, Market Center Merchants Association!
09/16/2016

Thanks for stopping by, Market Center Merchants Association!

#MarketCenter is home to G Krug and Son, the oldest continually operating ironworks in the U.S. Established in 1810, Krug's work adorns properties throughout Baltimore and beyond. In addition to continuing to produce artistic wrought iron pieces from gates to furniture to fences, Krug operates a museum dedicated to sharing the story of America's oldest functioning ironworks. #LivingHistory #HistoricBaltimore #Blacksmith #MadeinBaltimore

08/22/2016
The Baltimore Sun

A huge thanks to the The Baltimore Sun for spending some time with us!

Have you ever wondered about the ornate iron railings outside many Baltimore row homes? See how they're made at G. Krug & Son, the oldest continually-run blacksmith shop in the United States.

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06/13/2016
Maryland Traditions

Our own Travis Manar is a YouTube star. You can see him demonstrating his #blacksmith knowledge in this great recap video of everything that happened at the #folklife festival

A great recap of our festival at Creative Alliance, featuring Urban Artistry, An International Culture and Education Project, Karizma, Baronhawk Poitier, THE SENSATIONAL ROYAL LIGHTS, Danza Guadalupana de Maryland ( Matachines del Tepeyac ), Angelita Maria Porcella, G Krug and Son, Ken & Brad Kolodner, the Center for Research In Basketry, Inc./Charm City Baskets, Ojczyzna Polish Dancers, Blessed Coffee, the Cumberland Marbles Program, the Asian Arts and Culture Center, and more! Video by Jack Angelo Photography.

Check out the other great photos from the Folklife festival on Maryland Traditions page
06/08/2016

Check out the other great photos from the Folklife festival on Maryland Traditions page

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival - Creative Alliance at the Patterson

Check out the other great photos from the Folklife festival on Maryland Traditions page
06/08/2016

Check out the other great photos from the Folklife festival on Maryland Traditions page

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival - Creative Alliance at the Patterson

Check out the other great photos from the Folklife festival on Maryland Traditions page
06/08/2016

Check out the other great photos from the Folklife festival on Maryland Traditions page

Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival - Creative Alliance at the Patterson

G. Krug & Son Ironworks Museum is dedicated to preserve and share the history of the United States' oldest continuously ...
06/04/2016

G. Krug & Son Ironworks Museum is dedicated to preserve and share the history of the United States' oldest continuously operating blacksmith shop, G. Krug & Son, through educational, preservation, and community driven programs that share the 206-year history of a business that has forged the architecture of some of America's oldest and most influential cities.

And now you can be a supporting member of all of our programs.

Table is set up and the forge is started so come visit us at the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival! We will be here ...
06/04/2016

Table is set up and the forge is started so come visit us at the Maryland Traditions Folklife Festival! We will be here until 8 pm!

We promised #cookies at our table this Saturday, and at #gkrugandson  we keep our promises. Stop by the @MarylandTraditi...
06/02/2016

We promised #cookies at our table this Saturday, and at #gkrugandson we keep our promises. Stop by the @MarylandTraditions #folklifefestival to see some #forging, learn about what is happening at the #museum, and to get your own #anvil #cookies

Who thinks the one of the country's most recognizable landmarks should feature work from the country's oldest continuous...
05/06/2016
Commission hears proposal to double size of White House fence

Who thinks the one of the country's most recognizable landmarks should feature work from the country's oldest continuously operating blacksmith shop that helped define the style of metalwork in the Baltimore-Washington Area? Share and tag G Krug and Son if you agree!

One city planner thought the plan looked like ‘a White House behind bars.’

Come visit our table at the #HillCenter at the #OldNavalHospital in #washingtondc #gkrugandson #VolunteerDay
04/30/2016

Come visit our table at the #HillCenter at the #OldNavalHospital in #washingtondc #gkrugandson #VolunteerDay

Hey mobile users, want a way to explore Baltimore and all its historical locations (Most of which just happen to have a ...
04/27/2016
Explore Baltimore Heritage

Hey mobile users, want a way to explore Baltimore and all its historical locations (Most of which just happen to have a certain company's metalwork on them)? Download Baltimore Heritage's Explore Baltimore Heritage App and explore all the locations near you!

And while you're there, maybe share a picture of you and the metalwork to our Facebook or Instagram page with @GKrugandSon or the #GKrugandSon

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.dxysolutions.baltimorehistorical

Address

415 W Saratoga St
Baltimore, MD
21201

Bus stop 15 or 150 will take you within a short walking distance of our business

Opening Hours

Monday 07:00 - 16:00
Tuesday 07:00 - 16:00
Wednesday 07:00 - 16:00
Thursday 07:00 - 16:00
Friday 07:00 - 16:00

Telephone

(410) 752-3166

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