Flagship Store - Grove City, PA

Our tools are our hands, hammers, chisels, anvils and our own creative talents. Our mediums are aluminum, copper, pewter, bronze and silver. Our legacy is using the time-tested techniques in our western Pennsylvania facility to create gifts of enduring beauty.

Here, our master die engravers illuminate metal into an art form by hand etching designs in reverse into a piece of hard steel. The design on the steel die is then pressed into a canvas of metal to create our unique giftware. As the engraver transforms each piece of steel into a meticulously-etched die, he leaves his signature hidden within the design, as an artist signs his paintings. Each of our dies is stored in a vault...at the heart of our company.

Tour the Forge and see the pride our craftsmen take in each piece as they hand hammer and form the design, stamping each piece with the brand of the hands that craft it.

From limited-edition ornaments to holiday themed décor, you'll find an assortment of fine collectibles to cherish year round. Discover for yourself why families all over the world join in the tradition of decorating and gifting with Wendell August.

The Flagship Store is located at 2074 Leesburg-Grove City Road in Grove City (Route 208, 1/2 mile west of the Grove City Premium Outlets).
Phone: 724-748-9501

Winter Store Hours:

  • Monday - Saturday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
  • Sunday: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Personalized engraving is also available in the store, and certain items are available for one hour engraving. Our engravers are in the store for express engraving Monday through Friday 9:00AM to 3:30PM*. November 19 - December 24, express engraving will be available on the weekends 9am - 3pm. Please call for details.

  • NOTE: Bronze plates are unable to be express engraved and will be a seven (7) day order.

Coming Soon

An enhanced Wendell August workshop tour experience will be launched early fall of 2017 and will include:

  • The Coal Fired Forge Exhibit

    • This timeless process adds a unique character to each hand wrought aluminum piece by forging it over an open flame to create the legendary Wendell August antique finish.
      Purchase any item at one of our locations, or bring in one of your Wendell August items to our Flagship location, and watch our heritage come to life as our master craftsmen take your piece and forge it in our coal fired forge, while you wait.
    • Times and details will be available this summer.
  • The Wendell August Die Vault

    • Take a peak into hundreds of years of Wendell August history in our vault that includes our master die collection, the heart of our time-tested products and process.
  • The Forging History Experience

    • Try your hand at being a master artisan and hand hammer your own piece of history.
  • The New Wendell August History Center and Living Art Exhibit

    • Experience decades of history in metalworking and the Wendell August story
    • See notable pieces of Wendell August from 1923 to today, including an item given to passengers on the Millionaire flight on the Hindenburg, gifts given to United States Presidents, and pieces of Pittsburgh Penguins memorabilia.

Check back for updates.

Upcoming Events

2017 Christmas in July

Begins on 07/07/2017 at 9:00 AM
Ends on 07/30/2017 at 5:00 PM

Join us for Christmas in July as we launch our 2017 Christmas collection. For four weekends at the Forge, we will have events including artist signings, food, and amazing product specials. Start your shopping early this year with handcrafted, innovative gifts you won't find anywhere else.

July 8

11-3 Linda Hoover Artist Signing and Santa Claus
Linda Hoover is the artist behind the 2017 annual ornament and plate, and 2 brand new collectors series ornaments.

July 15

11-3 Leann Smith artist signing
Leann Smith is the famed author of the Magic Christmas Key and other children’s stories.

July 22

11-3 Swarovksi meet & greet / trunk show
Learn from the Swarovski experts the world of crystals. Shop an expanded Swarovski jeweled collection with a one day only trunk show.

11-3 Linda Barnicott artist signing and Santa Claus
Pittsburgh’s painter of memories, Linda Barnicott is releasing two new ornaments in the Jolly Old Elf series.

July 29

11-3 JP Diroll artist signing and Santa Claus
JP Diroll is the photographer behind the Pittsburgh City of Bridges Series

Contact Our Call Center

Phone: 1.800.923.4438
Mon-Fri: 9:00am to 5:00pm EST
Fax: 1.724.458.0906
E-mail info@wendell.com

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