Installation Tips & Technical Information
As time permits, we will add instructions and tips about correct installation of antique style hardware. For starters here is a short list, hope you find it helpful:
Tips for installing and caring for hand forged iron.
A handy chart for choosing which casters to purchase.
Side view drawing of desk/secretary lock.
An illustrated example of Cabinet Handle sizes.
Jamb pintles, Driven pintles and Surface pintles
For step by step instructions on installing ball catches please visit our Blog.
Photograph showing a properly installed rat-tail hinge on a flush mounted door.
See the difference between machine screw and post and nut fittings.
How to install snipe hinges.
Latch installation information for the HF-14 , HF-17 or Norfolk latch sets.
An illustrated example for installation of Cotter Pins.
Two methods for installing Bed Irons.
An illustrated guide for installing Bed Bolts.
Two solutions for installing Pulls in thick wood.
Step by step instructions on installing a half mortise lock
Step by step instructions on installing a mortised butt hinge.