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SOURCE LIST: What We Don't Make and Links to Those That Do

These are hardware suppliers who may be able to help you with hardware needs we cannot meet.

  • Antiquing Solution
    -Birchwood Technologies.
    They have decorative finishes for brass, bronze, copper, nickel, silver, pewter, and aluminum.
  • -The Furniture Connoisseur
    They also have an extensive line of polishes for metal and wood, gilding supplies, and specialty restoration products that are very hard to find.

  • Looking for our hardware in the U.K and Europe?
    -Rutlands Ltd.

  • 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.

  • Clock Works or Movements (we do have finials and so do they)
    -Merritts Antiques
    -Green Lake Clock

  • French Pulls
    -Faneuil Furniture Hardware at 603-898-7733

  • Antique Glass and Window Sashes
    -Fairview Glass

  • Custom Mattresses
    -Norwalk Mattress Co.

  • Iron Art
    -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.

  • Table legs
    -Classic Designs by Matthew Burak in St. Johnsbury, VT who makes table legs, aprons, and kits.

  • Raw Brass
    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.