About Us

- Making quality gates, fencing, railings and various hand forged art. Chicago's Finest Ironworks' ornamental ironwork & handmade crafts started with these two individuals on a foundation of integrity in 1988.

Over 30 Years of Excellence!

Premier provider of steel and ironworks services to customers throughout the Greater Chicagoland.


Designing Beautiful Custom Hand-Crafted Iron Art Around The City!

Chicago’s Finest Ironwork was started in 1988 by Brian Hardy and John Micun. The two men wanted to bring their own touch and design to the ornamental iron industry. Starting out in a small shop in Lansing, IL, one truck and the two of them began their journey.

Over the last 30 years of business they have been installing and designing ornamental iron for customers and clients all over the Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana area. Still in Lansing today they continue to prefect their craft and surpass customers’ expectations.

Mission Statement

Chicago's Finest Ironworks provides quality services within the budget and on time for our clients. We are committed to successfully completing our projects safely and on time with qualified personnel.


Premium Experience


  • Fencing: We craft fencing to complement properties of all sizes, in whatever capacity you might require. Our styles are infinite and encompass short picket fencing, all the way up to secure fencing installations.
  • Gates: From huge driveway gates that are motorized and secure, to decorative garden gates meant to be appealing. Our ornamental gate capabilities are extensive.
  • Railing: Need ornamental stair railing in the Chicagoland area? Our abilities scale with your needs.
  • Stair & Rails:  If your project demands custom-fabricated handrails and stairs, we system design/engineer/fabricate them & install at your location.

Fabrication & Installation

  • Hand Worked or Cast Iron (custom)
  • Wrought Iron or Mild Steel (strongest, and most durable)
  • Very Basic to Fully Custom Post and Rail Design
  • Iron Ornamental, Fence Finials & All Types of Garden Area, Picket, Angular and Geometric Fences
  • Aluminum Ornamental (high-resistance to corrosion but won't last as long as wrought iron)
  • Driveway, Stylish Security and Commercial Gates

Are you still on the Fence? Call or Email Us with your questions about your project!

“If a magnet sticks to it we can do it!”

We truly are an organization that you can trust depend upon. Thank you for your interest. Please let us know how we may assist you with your ironwork project. Brian/John


Free Quote

Chicago's Finest Ironworks is dedicated to mastering every project no matter what size or complexity. All quotes are free and quality is guaranteed.