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Mission Statement

We intend to provide our clients with the highest quality of architectural metalwork and design services in the greater bay area. 

About The Company:

​​     Vector Architectural Metals is a rapidly growing architectural metalworking service specializing in larger scale ornamental metalworks for all facets of building and landscape design.

We work with commercial and residential clientele; projects can be owner or contractor coordinated.

If you have a vision for your business, home, or property Vector knows how to bring it to fruition.

We can create welcoming outdoor enclosures, unique interior fixtures, full property fencing, ornate entry gates or motorized security gates, decorative or security doors, and so much more.

Vector is skilled in working with your current architectural elements to best compliment your space and vision.

We can fabricate something uniquely hand forged and custom crafted for you, or install prefabricated styles selected from our inventory.

Our business philosophy consists of a passion for metalworking, quality service, professional integrity, and client satisfaction. We do our best to use environmentally responsible business practices and try  minimize our carbon footprint wherever possible.

Experience the quality of Vector Architectural Metals and have a quality product your are proud to display, made locally, by responsible professionals you can trust.


Please visit our Services page for more information and a list of services we can provide for you.

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​​About The Owner:

     ​Michael Wood is a bonded and licensed Ornamental Metals Contractor and Artist Blacksmith.

     In 1991 Michael began his pursuit of metalwork, welding and fabricating whitewater rafting equipment and frames. Michael also became involved in fabricating customized scientific equipment for the Environmental Impact Statement in the Grand Canyon. From 2000 to presently Michael has owned and operated a blacksmith / metalworking business where he has worked with designers, contractors, homeowners, and architects to create custom metal architectural accents for the interior and exterior home and business.

     He served on the Board of Directors for the California Blacksmith Association and remains very active in the blacksmith community. Michael continues to educate himself with European and domestic blacksmiths, and is a constant pursuit of refinement and perfection. His work has been commissioned and displayed in private collections across the country, and has been featured in metal art publications. He also enjoys "passing" down the tradition, heritage, and skill of blacksmithing through hosting educational and developmental workshops. Michael has also participated with the Museum of Art and History in Santa Cruz, during the Experience Metal Exhibit; where he demonstrated forging techniques and metal foil embossing, as well as having works exhibited.

     Michael has a true passion and respect for the craft of metalwork, which is clearly demonstrated by the heirloom quality of his work. View Michael's artwork @ Michael Wood Metalsmith, or view some of his residential and commercial projects here at Vector Architectural Metals.

License #998871

Cody Taylor

​Sr. Welder/Fabricator

Barry Cohen


Ashley Shields

​Office Manager

Michael Wood

​Owner & Operator

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