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 Imperial Custom Historic Reproductions 


 Historical Elements Reproduction






 Step 1) Photos & Architectural Drawings of the Existing Component

 Overall Position


 Provide us with a photos or architectural scaled drawings of your application area

 This will ensure that we understand where the component is to be situated in reference to other parts of the building.


 Overall Details


  Provide us with photos or architectural scaled drawings of your required component

  We need  the total height, width, and depth  including all the parts of the component




 For Exact Reproductions: The Design Process


 CAD Drawings

 or Sample



  a) If you are a qualified architect or designer

      - supply us with CAD drawings - plan views / cross sections / elevations

      - For specific details in the Column

        Supply us with a separate detail drawing that shows depths, widths and heights of the detail. 

        Manufacturing cannot interpret an artistic rendering as a specific detail showing 3 dimensions.

        Indicate how deep, wide and high each detail is to be.

        If no drawing is available,  Manufacturing will assess the detail to the best of their ability as they are hand carved.

        simple sketches, photos, or renderings are not architectural drawings


  b) If you cannot supply CAD drawings  click here for Custom Designs

      - Plan views / cross sections / elevations / specific details in 3D  must be made in order to create a quotation

      - There is a charge for design service, inquire for fee schedules

      Imperial's Custom Department offers the design services of Martin Richards Design and Contracting Inc.


  c) If you can - supply us with the Broken Architectural Element




 Step 2) How Many Lengths or Items do you Need



 Step 3) Material and Application

 What Material is Required


  Is this Column for  Interior or Exterior Use 



  Hardwood: can be made to exact details

  Select Western Red Cedar for Exterior Applications


  Composites from Molds: 

  This is a more expensive solution, however the more columns ordered the less each one will be  


   Unfinished Interior Use: 

             NeoPlaster-GRG,  StoneMoldTM, ArchPolymerTM

   Finished Interior Use: 



    Unfinished Exterior Use: 

            ZeamentTM,  ArchPolymerTM

   Finished Exterior Use: 




 Step 4) Send us your Information:

 Send to


  Once Complete send us an email to


  Make sure you fill in page 3 for Company,  name, address, land-line phone, fax, email

  Delivery to: Job site address: physical street etc




 Step 5) Our Quote to You



  A quote will  be generated with General Drawings


  You will NOT receive full detailed shop drawings until the order is fully paid for 


  Do not expect custom items to be similar in cost to those of stock goods


   If you choose to take a stock item and modify it for your application, it will not be the same as a custom historic reproduction

  Any stocked modified products cannot be returned




 Step 7) Acceptance of the Quote

 Submit Payment


  For Custom Orders Full payment is required

  1)  Pay by Credit Card when processed in person at our Showroom in Toronto

  2)  Money Orders

  3)  Company Checks

  4)  Money Wire Transfers

  We do not accept Cash


 Review our Terms


  click for=>    Imperial Sales Policy


  All custom orders cannot be cancelled for any reason




  Once Accepted, Timing starts from the time you sign the shop drawings not the Quote Date




  Once you accept the quote and sign off on the shop drawings, the custom element will be made to the closest

  measurements that manufacturing allows (providing for manufacturing tolerances)


  The element(s) will be made to the specifications of the shop drawing


  The application of the baluster to the job site  is the responsibility of the architect, designer, structural engineer,

  or contractor.


  Any custom products made for you cannot be returned



 The Manufacturing Process

 Step 1: Supply us with the Original Broken Element




  Supply us with the original metal or wood sections.

  In this example the end was lost, thus making it difficult to add section together to create a long fluted shaft.






 Step 2: Making the New Plug

 Making a New Plug

 Plaster plugs are made for the mold from the original component.

 Note the mid band had been replicated to the end of the shaft so that

 sections can be joined together.  If the original part is damaged or does

 not exist, we can create the plug from hand carved wood or produce

  it from CAD and MDF model plugs.








 Step 3: Multiple Copies can be Created

 The Final






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  * All Prices & specifications in this website subject to change without notice

  * Prices are net, Freight, Taxes & Duties charged where applicable otherwise client is responsible for remittance

  * Measurements are approximate only, Final Product may vary from this website

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