Great Lakes Metal Coating, a division of the highly custom design-build firm Hylan Design Ltd., located in Chicago, is a certified applicator of liquid metal veneer coatings. Take a tour of its 13,000-square-foot facility located in an industrial building overlooking the Chicago river.

The woodworking shop features a Biesse edgebander, a Striebig vertical panel saw, an SCMI sliding table saw, a SCMI Sandya Uno single head widebelt sander, an edge sander, power tools, finishing room and more. It licenses the wood metallizing technology from

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