Smithey Ironware is a backyard story. Founder,Isaac Morton, hatched the idea for Smithey while tinkering around his woodshed admiring the smooth surfaces and timeless logos of vintage ironware. Here, he developed an expertise in restoring beautiful old cookware pieces, which he would then gift to friends and family. After years of studying collector’s books and bird-dogging rusty old pieces to restore to their 1890’s glory, the prospect of creating something new piqued his curiosity. Creating and sharing a cast iron cookware line that honored the classic style of vintage pieces, but also harnessed modern technology and processes, just felt like a good idea. And from that idea – that a lost art might be restored into a modern icon - Smithey Ironware was born.
Made in the US, their skillets begin as raw castings with a surface similar to heavy grit sandpaper. They transform each one into an elegant cookware piece by hand & machine in Charleston, SC. They are so confident in the quality of their cookware, that each Smithey comes with a lifetime guarantee. Smithey believes that some of the best cast iron sits on the ranges of future generations, and they plan to share it with you. In the kitchen or around the campfire, their goal is to be first in mind when home chefs think of premium cast iron cookware.