Michael J. Saari is a master metalsmith with over
25 years of experience. He has filled numerous commissions for
both traditional hardware and contemporary sculpture and furniture.
Examples of his jobs include:
historical work for Mount Vernon in Alexandria and Trinity Church
in Boston where he made restoration/reproduction hardware for
specific areas in need of repair. Michael also produced 20,000
pieces of hardware for the Old Barracks in Trenton.
Additionally, his contemporary
metalwork has been exhibited and represented in public collections
in the U.S.A., Europe, and Scandinavia. Projects have ranged
from sculptures installed in Germany to large gold-leafed weathervanes
for individual buildings.
Please refer to Michael's
resume for additional qualifications
All work is hand crafted
by Michael in his Woodstock, Connecticut studio using traditional
metalsmithing techniques to ensure museum quality work. Projects
are generally designed by Michael in collaboration with the client/architect/designer.
He is also available for consulting services.