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What Is Metal Fabrication?

Heather & Little Ltd. has not only been a leader in the metal fabrication industry, but also in the supply of ornamental sheet metal reproductions for the building restoration industry in both Canada and the USA for 95 years. But, what is metal fabrication? And what…

What Is Metal Fabrication?

Here at Heather & Little Ltd., we specialize in sheet metal fabrication in the USA and Canada. But, what is metal fabrication, exactly? Ultimately, metal fabrication refers to the process of building things using raw metal materials. The metal fabrication process often includes cutting, burning, welding,…

Custom Sheet Metal Fabrication Techniques

Sheet metal fabrication is becoming increasingly popular across a wide range of industries in the USA and Canada. If you are considering embracing this method of building or repairing parts, there are 4 main techniques that metal fabrication companies should specialize in. We highlight a few important…

Statue Repoussé – Metal Sculptures

At Heather & Little we pride ourselves on our artisan craftsmanship when it comes to virtually all facets of sheet metal work, be it historic building restoration, sheet metal roofing/shingles, statue repoussé, and other custom projects.  Often overlooked, is the craftsmanship and attention to detail involved in the creation and restoration of…

Heather & Little at American Institute of Architects Conference, NY

 AIA Conference From Thursday, June 21 to the following Monday, representatives of Heather & Little will be in New York to attend the 2018 American Institute of Architects Conference (AIA).  At the conference, Heather & Little is to be awarded a 2018 North American Copper in Architecture Award for our…

Sheet Metal Statuary & Metal Repousse Technique

Repoussé, a French term meaning “pushed up”, is the term used to describe a metalworking technique that creates an image in relief on a sheet of metal. The name hints at the general principle of the technique: the artist pushes the metal up from the reverse side to create the intended…