Santa Cruz Metal Polishing is the local answer to American Restoration, helping people restore, enhance and protect their most precious possessions and family heirlooms through expert metal restoration and polishing.

Whether your needs are residential, commercial, historical or industrial, at Santa Cruz Metal Polishing, you may rely on the expertise of Ian Kelly to repair damage and restore your item close to original perfection, often better than when you first acquired it.

Well known for quality workmanship, Ian restores all types of metal items and antiques with a knowing eye on preserving and enhancing the value and where appropriate, to offset further tarnish and oxidization with a durable crystal clear coating.

Beyond expert Metal Polishing, Ian Kelly works in a wide range of metal restoration, repair and restoration services such as:

Ian Kelly, expert metal refurbishing, metal antique repair, metal polishing

  • Antique Metal Restoration
  • Classic Auto Stainless Trim Repair and Polish
  • Vintage & Antique Cabinet Hardware Restoration
  • Metal Sculpture Repair & Restoration
  • Silverware Restoration
  • Cutlery Restoration & Sharpening
  • Cookware Restoration
  • Vintage Metal Lamp Restoration & Rewiring
  • Auto Parts Polishing & Restoration
  • Motorcycle Parts Polishing & Paint Preparation
  • Marine Hardware Restoration
  • Bicycle Parts Polishing & Blast Preparation for Re-painting
  • Antique Brass Restoration
  • Bronze Polishing
  • Metal Plating
  • Powder Coating
  • Abrasive (Sand) Blasting. Glass Bead, Garnet, Walnut Shell, Silicon Carbide & Other Media
  • Industrial Equipment Polishing & Restoration
  • Clear Coating
An award winning 1956 T Bird restoration. Polishing and component blasting work for Jim Daniels by Santa Cruz Metal Polishing


Antique Copper and Brass diving helmet polished better than new.

restored antique diving helmet by santa cruz metal polishing

Santa Cruz Metal Polishing provides custom metal restoration services for private individuals, contractors, collectors, designers, high-tech industry, engineers, re-builders and more. From a simple silver spoon repair to historic metal fixtures or stainless steel automobile trim, SCMP can accommodate nearly any restoration project you may have.

airplane part polishing serviceOur services are available nation wide and internationally via Federal Express, UPS and USPS. 

Contact us Monday through Friday between 9 am and 4 pm Pacific:
2535 7th Avenue, Suite 6
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
(831) 477-0527

Saturday hours are available by appointment.

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