The who, the what and the why of The Metal Peddler

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The who, the what and the why of The Metal Peddler

This is the story of how Danielle and Jason met, what is important to them and the story of how their business was born and has grown. Danielle and Jason are the proud owners of The Metal Peddler which is a veteran-owned small family business, creating stunning metalwork.

Custom Electric Sign

By special request, we created this truly cool Reddy Kilowatt sign. Reddy Kilowatt was a a company mascot in the 1920s and become a household name. A bolt of lightning, an electrical socket for an ear and lightbulb for a nose, this caricature became a symbol used by power companies up...

Find us at Grove City Outlet Mall in PA

For the last quarter of every year you can find us at Grove City Outlet Mall as part of the Philson & Friends promotion of local artisans...As usual, we have some core favorites - our popular key racks and leash hangers, some with your favorite dog breeds as well as that work for any type of pup; the wildlife art and welcome signs, and some faith-based metal art. 

A Major Change...

At the core of our business since its inception has been our copper work. Jason has been honing his skills as a Master Craftsman since the late 90's. As a Journeyman Machinist by trade, he began crafting copper in his apartment, and in 2004, we decided to take that "side...

How to Hang a Pot Rack

Pot racks can get very heavy when weighed down with a full set of pots & pans, so it is important that yours is installed firmly into the joists to prevent the rack from falling!You will need:· ceiling screws, that is a wood screw for the joist with a hook at one end to...

How to Clean Copper

In our first "How to" spot, we will answer the most common questions we receive: "How do I clean my copper?" and "Will it tarnish?" Well, the answer really is - it depends. Yes, copper will tarnish over time as it reacts with the air and it will develop a...

Copper comparison chart

If someone gave you a steel ring and coated it with gold leaf, would you call it gold jewelry?  Or would you call it a gold-leaf ring?  With copper, we find that some companies get away with applying a thin layer of copper or copper foil over wood and steel...

Copper Vs. Copper Plated Steel

Why buy real copper instead of copper plated steel? Despite the increasing costs of our basic raw material, solid copper, we refuse to compromise on quality as many of our competitors have done by switching to copper plated steel. Copper plating can look great to start with. Your product is...