not your average blacksmith.

Your #1 source in Michigan for Ebling Back Blades, welding repair and metal fabrication, custom-built trailer hitches and more!


quality workmanship

Since 1896, Ebling & Son has been serving the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Five generations of our family-owned business have provided customers with quality workmanship and solutions to a wide variety of metal-related projects. Our old school methods along with advancements in technology linked with creative and experienced staff allow Ebling & Son to surpass our customer’s expectations. We are happy to assist homeowners and contractors alike!

We are home of the Ebling Back Blade! We use only high-quality materials in the manufacturing of our products. We stock a large assortment of parts for our products as well. Please go to the Back Blade page for more information. Or you can visit our showroom for a first hand look at our Back Blade products.

From easy questions to difficult decisions, at Ebling & Son we take customer service very seriously, we will answer all your questions and give you a complete understanding of the job we are going to perform.

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surpassing customer


I bought the 16’ backblade and it has to be one of the BEST INVESTMENTS I have made in a while!!! Andrew, John and the rest of the crew are polite, professional, and most of all KNOWLEDGEABLE!!!

brian b.

I’ve had 3 railings installed and John did the installation and I could not be happier. Awesome job, railings will be here long after I’m gone also had a trailer hitch installed on my fifth wheel.

bob n.