About Us

Family owned and operated since 1961


Charles Gavai and son Chuck†

A Family Affair

Charles Gavai, a European trained blacksmith, opened Capitol Heights Ornamental Iron Works, in 1961.† In 1975, he moved the shop to itís current location on Walker Mill Drive.† A family owned and operated business, he worked side by side with his son, Chuck, until his retirement. †In 1999, Chuck took the reins of the family business and Capitol Heights Iron Works, LLC, began.† Chuck, who started welding as a young boy, now has over 30 years of welding and fabrication experience.† And he has extensive knowledge of iron design. Today he is proud to provide the same quality craftsmanship and personal service that has become known throughout the area for the last 50 years.

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