Gary Otto, Owner
5544 S Avenue
Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 434-5640
Cell: (712) 229-5577

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Located 4 miles west of Aurelia at a rural residence.

Private contractor doing majority of business with American Natural Soy, a food grade processor of organic oil seeds in Cherokee, IA. Mostly new projects, equipment upgrades, repair, and break downs.

Built shop in 1977 under the name of Toot's Repair.

1978-1995 Specialized in repair and modification on carnival rides, in addition to farming.

1995-1998 Built portable aluminum fence and gates for carnival rides. Still did farming and repair work.

1998-2002 Changed business name to Aluminum Specialties. Fabricated custom saddle bags to fit BMW RS Series Motorcycles. These were high end aluminum bags shipped to Jesse Luggage in Phoenix, AZ, without trim and accessories.

2002-2005 Business proposal on saddle bags. Took off farm employment with Cedar Aircraft (Cherokee 3 miles) as aircraft apprentice.

2006-present Private contractor for American Natural Soy (see above) still farming also.

Gull Wing Industries - 3 months as fabricator

VT Industries - 3 years as electro-mechanical tech

Have 4 yr BS in Industrial Education (industrial option)
2 yr AS in Mechanical Technology both from Iowa State University

Have a broad base of knowledge and experience and am always open to new opportunities.

1842 610th Street
Cherokee, IA 51012
Phone: (712) 434-2065

Jeff & Rita Tuttle, Owners
197 480th Street
Aurelia, IA 51005
Phone: (712) 434-2711

9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
By appointment
We are located at the intersection of M27 & C25

If you are totally satisfied, tell others. If not, tell me.

Formally Brooke Side Welding, which was started in 1996. Moved to new location and changed name to Orna-Metal in 2001.

Primary purpose is to give the people of this area a good job at a good price.

We do basic farm repairs. We sandblast, paint and restore old tractors and farm equipment. We also create wrought iron and metal sculptures.

We try to take an idea, put it on the drawing board, and then mold it into a working useable item.

We have restored tractors for people in South Carolina and Tennessee. We even built a B.B.Q. that cooks ¾ of a ton of meat at one time to a customer in California.

We started out at my brother’s farm making cattle equipment and then moved to a location where we have expanded what we do and how we do it.

We bought and moved into the old Brooke fertilizer plant located at the intersection of M27 & C25 about 9 miles north of Aurelia,

A lot of changes are in store here at the shop. We will also be adding living quarters.

Member of Better Business Bureau.

Joel Thevenin, Owner
2050 560th Street
Aurelia, IA 51005
Phone: (712) 434-2157

8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Serving the area since 1995.

Machine job shop & steel fabrication.

Lathe & mill work - sheet & plate fabrication - CNC plasma table - capacity to 1 1/2" think x 6'x12'

Specializing in stainless steel fabrication.