We are passionate about creating metalwork that you will love to live with. I look forward to the opportunity to bring our expertise, and your ideas together.  Please, take a look through our portfolio, and contact me if there is any way we can help you.

—Matt Harris, owner

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We would love to hear from you, if you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please call owner Matt Harris at 443-553-6642 or


Artist Blacksmith, Matthew Harris, founded Harris Metalsmith Studio to serve the custom metalwork needs of home owners, custom builders, corporations, architects, and interior designers. Our Maryland Blacksmith, shop is located at the historic Principio Iron Works, in Perryville, MD. In our studio we hand forge custom ironwork to create railings, gates, grilles, balconies, sink bases, custom fire screens, driveway gates, fencing, historic reproductions, hardware, stairways, aviary, and much more. The materials we use range from steel, historic wrought iron, aluminum, stainless steel, bronze, brass, copper, and silver. Matt Harris is passionate about creating work that is authentic to the period and fits the architectural style of the home. We can work from your design or blueprints, but we also offer an in house design service to create the perfect compliment for your space. We are equipped with an overhead bridge crane to handle heavy work. Also, we weld steel, stainless, aluminum, copper and bronze. The studio is also equipped with large forging equipment, and a full fabrication and machine shop. Drawing from his background in traditional blacksmithing, industrial forging, fabrication, architectural design, and historic restoration, owner Matthew Harris brings over 20 years of experience in custom metalwork to your project. We serve Maryland, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, Washington DC, and we ship around the world.