Pulls for 5" or 6" Borings and Odd Pulls
-Period Furniture Hardware in Boston, MA, 617-227-0758
-Bauerware, San Francisco, CA
Looking for that unusual pull, like a salamander handle or a butterfly pull? Bauerware has all kinds of things exactly like that. A wonderful San Francisco outfit, they have some of their hardware on the web but they have much, much more not on the web. Call or email them if you don't see what you want
Beds, Brass Beds or Brass Bed Parts
While we do make bed hardware for wood beds, we don't make hardware for metal beds. Here are a few companies that do:
-Brass Bed Boutique in Canton, CT.- 860-693-0333
They stock antique parts for metal beds; restore and refinish beds, and build new beds.
-Settlers Hardware in Houston, TX. - for brass bed parts: 713-524-2417.
Doorknobs, Door Knockers, Door Locks, LARGE Brass Door Hinges, or Push-Plates for Doors
-Whitechapel Ltd for door hinges and locks
-Crown City Hardware at 626-794-0234, Pasadena, CA
Located in California, Crown City Hardware has a large showroom and a catalog. They carry a wide range of hardware, both antique and reproduction. They are a good place to look for crystal door knobs, locks sets, and window hardware.
-D.C. Metal Designs.
Darryl Chernikovich is truly an artist with metal. Looking for unique handmade pieces of iron? Check our his website. Iron flowers, baskets, and picture frames (among other items) are each a work of art and are all handmade one at a time. No two are alike. Great for a unique gift or decoration that will be passed down for generations. Darryl also makes our iron and brass trunk hardware and some of our iron slide bolts. He is an incredible talent.
Plating, Restoration and Repair Work
-NECS in Crisfield, Maryland at 410-968-3060
Ray is a specialist in the repair and restoration of antique metal ware. He restores silver tea services, lamps, and does polishing and lacquering. We often refer to him for nickel or silver plating and he does a wonderful job.
Signs or Plaques
-New England Awards in Bethel, CT will make them for you. 203-790-7444. Many jewelers have experience making these as well, or any place that sells trophies and awards.
We will sell you bits of brass wire, rod, bar, strip, etc--if it is something we have on hand, but for more choice, give ASAP Source a call at 734-213-2727. They specialize in small amounts of raw materials.