a few words about us

We are a small business that creates custom steel fabrications using raw materials. CMW specializes in steel handrails, staircases, and ornate or architectural steel. We gladly offer our services to the greater Puget Sound area.

Our company was founded by CMW President, Paul Contessa. With 20 plus years of experience in the construction industry, he gained essential and actionable knowledge that allows our company to approach our contracts comprehensively.

CMW values being a company that employees want to work for as well as clients want to work with.  We work with a diverse mix of clients such as custom home builders, multi-unit developers, single unit residential contractors, subcontractors, or private homeowners.

Contessa Metalworks office and fabrication shop is located in Hurricane, UT in the business park behind the Washington County Department of Licensing office. We are accredited with the BBB with an A+ rating as well as members of the Monroe Chamber of Commerce.

what we offer



Interior & Exterior Railings Always Done Right.
Our railing offerings include internal grab rails, staircase railings, rooftop railings plus many more.


Architectural metal designs for any atmosphere.
An ornamental or decorative design adds style and architectural beauty to a landscape or home...

Stair Stringers

We create stringers of all kinds from modern to ornate.
Our stringers are custom made per order to fit the specifications of the house or development.

Custom Crafted

Architectural metal designs for any atmosphere.
A steel gate or fence will outlast an aluminum gate or fence. The strength and longevity of steel versus...