Installation Tips & Technical Information
As time permits, we will add installation tips and technical information about all of our antique style hardware. From here you'll be able to find how to properly install butt hinges, locks, ball catches, among much more. You will also find dimensional drawings of our 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.