Looking back at 2017, we could list our favorite jobs, the big-hitters, the unusual, the ones that make people remember our names.
There are even a few projects we’re guessing might show up in the movies one of these days, not in a leading... (Read More)
How does that old saying go, if you can dream it, you can do it? You come up with your unique stairway to heaven – sans Robert Plant and Jimmy Page – and through your architect, designer or contractor ask Historical Arts and Casting, Inc. to... (Read More)
It is with mixed emotions that we at Historical Arts and Casting, Inc. are announcing the retirement of Robert Baird—one of the three brothers who founded HACI more than three decades ago.
Together with his brothers, Richard and David, Robert... (Read More)
Has cabin fever kicked in yet?
After breathing a happy but tired sigh of relief following the hectic holiday season, we head into the remnants of winter. And once cabin fever sets in, there’s nothing like a change of scenery to recharge the... (Read More)
James Baird remembers well the day his father ran over his skateboard.
He was 13 at the time; his father Robert Baird, vice-president of operations at Historical Arts and Casting, was already well established in the family business and James... (Read More)
We’ve seen the light – lights of every sort – in recent months here at Historical Arts and Casting.
As we take a breather between major projects, our artisans have shed light on everything from residences in Palm Beach to the Nebraska state... (Read More)
How can you head into the holiday season without looking back at the year you’re leaving behind?
It’s about more than balancing the books or, in 2017, basking in the glow of what will define Historical Arts and Casting Inc. for years to come... (Read More)
Not so often, but every once in a while, a flood of emotion sweeps over us as we work on a project, realizing that a couple hundred years from now, long after we’re gone, this piece of metalwork will become history to a future generation.
They... (Read More)
When it comes to scary things here at Historical Arts and Casting, we can think of a few. Pounding a piece of cast metal out of its mold and seeing it shatter like a dropped piece of glass strikes horror in our hearts.
But for Halloween, we’ve... (Read More)