The Iron Age Company specializes in the forming, stamping, and fabrication of restoration quality sheet metal panels and components for the automotive, aircraft, agricultural, and military, equipment of yesteryear.




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Iron Age Company

Wayne Ayers

P.O. Box 689

Chetek, WI 54728

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Jeep History:

Jeep Ownership:

  • 1940: Jeep specification issued and prototypes built by Bantam, Willys- Overland and later Ford
  • 1941–1953: Willys-Overland
  • 1953–1964: Kaiser-Jeep (Willys Motors)
  • 1964–1970: Kaiser-Jeep
  • 1970–1987: AMC (with Renault in 1986)
  • 1987–1998: Chrysler
  • 1998–2007: DaimlerChrysler AG
  • 2007–2009: Chrysler LLC
  • 2009–present: Chrysler Group LLC

What is an SJ or an FSJ (Full Sized Jeep)?

Jeep’s SJ platform was part of the “FSJ” or full-size Jeep lineup.

  1. “FSJ” is any vehicle produced in North America, carrying the “Jeep” nameplate,
  2. Wheelbase is between 109 in (2,769 mm) and 132 in (3,353 mm)
  3. Tread Width is between 57 in (1,448 mm) and  67 in (1,702 mm)

This includes the following models:

  • 1963-1983 Jeep Wagoneer
  • 1966-1969 Super Wagoneer
  • 1974-1983 Jeep Cherokee
  • 1984-1992 Jeep Grand Wagoneer
  • 1963-1971 Jeep Gladiator – 200/300/2000/3000/4000
  • 1972-1988 Jeep J-Truck  – J10/J20
  • 1967-1969 Jeep Military Versions – M715 /M724 / M725 / M726 / M6217

The Iron Age Company is an independent buisness and is not affiliated with Chrysler Group LLC.  Jeep and the Jeep logo are registered trademarks of Chrysler Group LLC.  Any of  the trademarks or logos used throughout this web site are used for identification purposes only, and are the property of their respective owners.

Copyright © 2010 IronAgeCompany.com   All Rights Reserved.

J3-L4 EyebrowsTop


Piper Cub J3-L4 Type Eyebrows


(Not Approved – Experimental Use Only)


Improved Design for the Shielded Ignition while Maintaining the Same “Classic” Eyebrow Look and Function

(the riveted seam does not pass through the plug hole – creating a stronger and cleaner looking eyebrow)

Military Spec Rubber Grommets – to Protect Ignition Wires

Aluminum Construction with Steel Anchor Points

Durable Powder Coat – Non Glare  –  Flat Black Finish

Five Point Mounting System

Includes Mounting  Brackets and Hardware

Shielded and Non-Shielded Configurations

Solid Rivet Construction


$379.00 per set

+ Shipping & Handling


Eyebrows and Hardware to fit Cast Covers

$419.00 per set

+ Shipping & Handling





Eventually we will have some of our own videos here… but for now you will have to be entertained by these video links



Chinese Press Workers

If a picture is worth a thousand words… then this video says it all!



Armor – Hot Raising a Sallet



Rockford – Drop Forge – Fireballs



Fordson Snow Machine – 1929



Making WWII Helmets




Here are some pictures of work I have done, or projects I have been involved with.

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Cage Nuts:

“Floating Nut” – “Retainer Weld Nut” – “Cage Nut” – “Square Nut Holder”…  … whatever you want to call them, we have the “old style”  spot-welded, floating square nut, retainer to properly restore your car, truck, or equipment to its original condition.

Sizes:      1/4″       5/16″       3/8″       7/16″

Available in spot welded and plug welded designs.


Spot Welded Cage Nuts:   (1 cage & 1 square nut)

CN250S – Cage Nut   1/4 x 20 Spot Weld _____ 3.95 ea  + s&h

CN312S – Cage Nut 5/16 x 18 Spot Weld _____ 4.95 ea + s&h

CN375S – Cage Nut   3/8 x 16 Spot Weld _____ 5.95 ea + s&h

CN437S – Cage Nut 7/16 x 14 Spot Weld _____ 6.95 ea + s&h


Plug Welded Cage Nuts:   (1 cage & 1 square nut)

CN250P – Cage Nut   1/4 x 20 Plug Weld _____ 4.79 ea + s&h

CN312P – Cage Nut 5/16 x 18 Plug Weld _____ 5.79 ea + s&h

CN375P – Cage Nut   3/8 x 16 Plug Weld _____ 6.79 ea + s&h

CN437P – Cage Nut 7/16 x 14 Plug Weld _____ ——



Made in Chetek, Wisconsin USA

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Dishing Bowls – Dishing Forms


Assorted styles and sizes

1/4″ plate steel forming bowl

3/16″ steel anchor base

Smooth finish – no rough surfaces


We are currently selling all our remaining NOS dishing bowls to make room for our new line.

Regular Price:  $75.00 ea. + S&H

– Sale Price:  $65.00 ea. + S&H –

  (Limited quantities available)



The Iron Age Company has been making dishing bowls since 1990







Developed for quick, low budget, fabrication

Constructed from  solid 1″ Aluminum

Designed for easy and fast clamping

Clamp and weld design

Inter-locking for easy identification and storage

5 pc unit in assorted sized SKWAYERS

8 1/2 x 11

6 3/4 x 8 1/2

4 3/4 x 6 3/8

4 x 4 1/2

2 3/4 x 2 3/4

90 deg – 45 deg angles


(Limited Quantity Available)

$162.50  Set  + S&H


SKWAYERS  were designed and  developed by  Shawn, Kristi and Wayne Ayers

FSJ – Full Sized JeepTop

Jeep SJ – FSJ


 Restoration Quality Reproduction Parts and Components

Original Gauge or Heavier

CNC Machined

Die Stamped

Accurate & Detailed

Made in USA


1963-1983 Jeep Wagoneer

1966-1969 Super Wagoneer

1974-1983 Jeep Cherokee

1984-1992 Jeep Grand Wagoneer

1963-1971 Jeep Gladiator – 200/300/2000/3000/4000

1972-1988 Jeep J-Truck  – J10/J20

1967-1969 Jeep Military  –  M715 /M724 / M725 / M726 / M6217



FSJ (Full Sized Jeep):  Cab/Body Mount Frame Brackets:

If the “old girl” isn’t what she used to be… if her body is sagging, settling down, and riding on her frame; odds are one, or more, of her original body mount brackets have worn out, or rusted through… Give her back the support she needs with Iron Age Company’s Heavy Duty (8 gauge) Body Mount Frame Brackets!


      FSJ-CMFB-LF:  Left Front – Heavy Duty – Cab Body Mount Frame Bracket

***Introductory Price:  $58.95 ea.  + S&H




      FSJ-CMFB-RF:  Right Front – Heavy Duty – Cab Body Mount Frame Bracket

***Introductory Price:  $58.95ea.  + S&H




      FSJ-CMFB-BK:  Rear (L&R sides) – Extra Heavy Duty – Cab Body Mount Frame Bracket

***Introductory Price:  $32.95 ea.  + S&H





More FSJ Products Available Soon!

Made in Chetek, Wisconsin USA

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76-77 Yamaha SRX Aluminum Skis

Original 1976 Yamaha SRX Aluminum Ski


The Iron Age Company has been approached by several individuals requesting 1976 & 1977 Yamaha SRX aluminum skis.

To make a long story short, we like the project, and we are in the process of tooling up for production.

However, before we make the final commitment and invest in the tooling, dies, and fixtures, we need to know if there is an interest, and enough customer support, to produce this product.

If you are interested in pre-ordering or purchasing a set of Reproduction 76-77 Yamaha SRX Aluminum Skis and you are willing to place a down payment on your order, please email the Iron Age Company with your name and contact information.


Estimated Price:  ? ? ?   –  Depends on tooling costs and customer support.

Quality & Appearance:  Original Factory… or not at all.

Availability Date: Pending customer response.


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In the future we plan to have a shopping cart for our website, to help simplify, and speed up, the ordering process;   However, for now we are focused on developing our product line(s);  We hope you are more interested in our sheet metal products, than a shopping cart anyway.


To place an order:

1) Send us an Email –  We will need your:

*First and Last Name.

*Shipping Address (please specify if it is Business or Residential).

Wisconsin residents will need to add 5.5% sales tax.

*Phone Number

The Iron Age Company does most of its correspondence by email, we request the phone number to help the shipping company find you.

Continental US – (optional)

Foreign orders  – (required to complete customs paperwork).

*The item(s) you would like to purchase.

*Item Code Number (if available).

*Quantity – the number you would like to purchase.

*Your Preferred payment method.

Do NOT send your credit card info!!!   We use PayPal so your personal and private information stays personal and private.

If you would like to use a credit card, we will send a PayPay invoice;  or if you prefer, you may send a check or money order to Iron Age Company, P.O. Box 689, Chetek WI 54728   (all funds must clear the bank before shipment).

*Any questions you may have.

2) We will reply with a shipping quote, Order Total, estimated shipping date, and answers to any questions.

3)  You approve the order.

4)  We process and ship your order as soon as possible.