Welcome to McLean Forge and Welding.

Established in 1984, Boulder’s oldest and most experienced welding shop has been locally owned and operated by Barrie McLean for over 30 years. Often referred to as the “Iron Man”, Barrie and his team specialize in custom artistic metal work and steel fabrication and repair.

“Organic” branch design hand forged railing

This Boulder home remodel has upgraded their interior railing system and made it a focal point of their home.  The “organic” natural branch look is hand forged round bar with a natural finish.   (more…)

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Simply elegant coffee table base.

There is no question, simple and natural is timelessly classic.  This coffee table base made out of square bar has been hand forged.  The clear coat finish accentuates the hand forge artistry and the glass top hides nothing.   (more…)

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Stone duck 3D sculpture

An adorable character in a rustic kind of way.  A river rock, some rebar,  flat bar and an artistic touch on the paint make up our stone duck.  Especially popular in multiples, along side ponds, and next to backyard water features.    (more…)

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Tube frog sculpture

As his name implies, our tube frog is made from tube steel, rebar and nuts for his eyes, and he is powder coated a metallic green.  Sometimes artistic inspiration sneaks up from the scrap steel bucket.   (more…)

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Buff Buffalo

One of our most popular sculptures is our Buff Buffalo.   She just says “wild west”. (more…)

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