Handcrafted metal range hoods for kitchen can be made in over hundred styles, shapes and sizes. The most comment metals for range hoods are copper and zinc. Occasionally, the range hoods are made of tin metal and wrought iron.
Metal Range Hood for Wall and Island
Regardless of metal the range hood is made, it can be produced for wall mount installation or kitchen island. The first version has its back flat and the second both front and its back are decorated in the same fashion. Usually, such a range hood has a rectangular shape when looking form bottom up. In some cases it could be square or octagonal.
Metal Range Hood from Copper
Range hood on the above image was made for central island application as it has all sides decorated with the same elements. Shape of each side is reflecting its look on the opposite one. It is because you can view this metal range hood from each corner of the room. There are many designs and a variety of styles. Most of the metal range hoods made of copper are hammered with traditional look often associated with old Europe, Spanish conquest of Americas and American country.
Metal Range Hood form Zinc
This handcrafted metal range hood has been manufactured from zinc in natural color. Metal can be either hammered or smooth as it is shown on the above photo. Also, zinc metal range hood can be manufactured with dark finish. Such an option is desired by home owners seeking vintage antique appliances for their traditionally looking kitchens.
Metal Range Hoods made of Iron
Some iron hoods resemble other metal range hood designs. The metal is very hard to work with and creating any decorative elements on them are not that easy. Usually, they are limited to welding rivets and straps the the metal surface. It is rather impossible to hammer any style designs on them. As any other metal range hood, iron version is produced for wall and kitchen island.
Metal range hood on the photograph has been custom hammered the way it looks older than it is and the straps are made of untreated steel. It is an island metal hood venting to the ceiling. We made six inch diameter hole on the top of it for the exhaust pipe to go through.