The work done
by Flaherty Iron Works can be seen in a variety of sites
around metropolitan Washington, DC. These include the
Matisse Restaurant, the Museum of American History,
Thomas Jefferson’s home at Monticello, and the
Birchmere Club to name just a few. His clients also
include the North Carolina Zoological Park, the Washington
Metropolitan Transit Authority, Gonzaga High School,
St. Mary’s Catholic Church, and St. Thomas More
Cathedral among many others. Flaherty Iron Works has
been chosen several times to work on restoration projects
involving metal restoration. Three of their restoration
projects have received Top Job awards from the National
Ornamental and Miscellaneous Metals Association. Francis
X. Flaherty works closely with many architects, designers
and contractors in the metropolitan Washington, DC area.
He is sought out for his expertise and ability to fabricate
beautiful one of a kind projects.
“The console with the crystal ball looks fabulous.
You are an artist! B.R. Designer Chevy Chase, MD.
“Thank you for all your support, calmness and skills
during the installation of the balcony” N.P. artist
blacksmith, The Plains, VA
“Congratulations for completing the construction
of the Metro Center Stairs, with no loss time injuries.
This achievement is the result of your firm’s concern
for the safety of both your personnel and the public.
The Authority is appreciative of the professionalism exhibited
by your crewmen. Your attention to detail and the pride
of workmanship exhibited by your personnel are unusual
in today’s labor market.” A.S. construction
engineer, Washington, DC
“Thank you for the very magnificent railings. We
just absolutely love them and will be forever grateful
to you for your marvelous work.” D.M. Alexandria,
“Thanks- You did a great job quickly at a reasonable
price” J.D. Alexandria, VA
“We absolutely love the railing. It gives our new
home a distinctive and distinguished look.” R. C.
“On behalf of the parish thank you for the crucifix.
Our building and worship space is greatly enhanced by
your skill and talent offered to God’s Glory”
A.M. pastor Arlington, VA
“I want to express my sincere appreciation for the
very fine wrought iron job. The security gates and window
guards are strong and effective, yet at the same time
decorative. The custom old Georgetown-style wrought iron
railing even exceeded our expectations in both quality
and appearance. All our neighbors expressed their amazement
that we were able to find such expert wrought-iron craftsmen
these days.” F.F. Washington, DC
Additional references from residential clients, architects
and builders are available upon request