SWAN ISLAND SHEET METAL | (503) 284-3488

About Swan Island Sheetmetal Fabrication

“We know precision and we know SPEED!”

At Swan Island Sheetmetal  we have the knowledge, capability and manpower to meet the needs of any industry. With a combined 140+ years of experience in all types of materials and fabrication requirements. no job is too big or too small. Swan Island Sheetmetal only employs the top welders, fabricators and shop staff with the kind of professional abilities necessary to get the job done right every time! We also have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and have a long list of satisfied customers!

At Swan Island Sheetmetal Fabrication in Portland, OR our background in automotive racing and performance fabrication provides us with the precision engineering and standards higher than most sheetmetal shops. We are passionate about what we do and we only deliver high quality, finished metal goods to businesses and individuals who demand the finest metalwork available. Contact us today for a quote on your next project!

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About Owner, John Gaynor
gaynor_crewpicMy name is John Gaynor and I have been a welder/fabricator since I was 17 years old. My true passion since I was a small child was racecars, and I knew if I was going to build racecars I had to be able to work with metal. So I started my career in the Clark County Skills Center studying basic welding. Right out of Columbia River high school I entered the Portland area sheet metal union and learned the craft. I worked in the sheet metal union for about a year but knew to truly follow my dreams I needed to move to North Carolina the capital of NASCAR. So at 19 I packed up and moved to Charlotte and enrolled in Catawba Valley Community College in the NASCAR fabrication program.

At this point I really honed my skills in TIG and MIG welding as well asworking with custom fixtures and jigs. This was a full blown 2 year program where I received an AA in fabrication complete with print reading, metallurgy and plan layout. I was hired by PPI Motorsports right out of college and worked for various teams like Roush Racing, Everham Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing over my 10 year career. My duties included manufacturing of custom exhaust systems, repairing chassis parts, designing custom parts and building custom tools and fixtures for one off pieces, working with stainless, titanium, mild steel and all kinds of aluminum. After 10 years in NASCAR land I looked in the mirror and decided this isn’t where I want to live the rest of my life so I moved back to Vancouver, WA.

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5748 NE Columbia Blvd | Portland, Oregon 97218 | (503) 284-3488 | info@swanislandsheetmetal.com