Fancy Grilles from Recycled Ironcomments (1) April 29th, 2009 in Blogs
by Justin Fink
Cast-iron vent grilles
|â– Manufactured by Iron Age Designs
â– 206-276-0925; www.ironageregisters.com
â– Cost: 4x10 grille, $45; 4x12 grille, $49
I’ve had an Iron Age Designs vent grille on my desk for the past couple of weeks, and almost every visitor picks it up, turns it over in their hands, and asks me if they can take it home. It’s funny how the little things end up being the most talked-about features in a house.
The grilles are heavy enough to stay in place on the floor, and they all have factory-bored points on the underside that can be drilled out to hang the grilles on walls or ceilings. The maximum flange thickness typically protrudes 1⁄4 in. above the surrounding floor or wall.
—Justin Fink is an associate editor.
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