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mod hardware collection

Posted on June 26th, by gbettenhausen in Featured Frontpage, Interesting Hardware. No Comments

Utilizing crisp clean lines & concealed mounts in each design, the Wilmette Hardware mod collection has made it’s impression as one of our more thoroughly developed hardware collections.

By clicking the image below, you can view & save our mod collection PDF to help inspire your next project.

 



vertical rim lock | cut sheet

Posted on January 30th, by gbettenhausen in Project Management. No Comments

Here is our cut sheet for a vertical rim lock that can be surface mounted to either the interior or exterior side of an entry door. Any knob can used for both the interior and exterior sides of the set which is made complete with a skeleton key for locking.

Rim locks were made popular in the 18th and 19th centuries and have been utilized since to maintain that early vintage look. This particular rim lock is taller than it is wide, apart from the traditional style which takes up more door lengthwise.

Clicking the image below will allow you to view and save the PDF to resource for your digital inventory.

wilmettecutsheets.com is our growing digital library of cut sheets made available for millworkers, designers, and architects to download and reference as needed. Enjoy!



naples cabinet knob | new hardware

Posted on January 23rd, by gbettenhausen in Featured Frontpage, Recent Projects. No Comments

As you probably guessed, we designed this gorgeous knob & plate for a client in Naples, Florida. It’s great to see how far our collection of custom cabinet hardware has grown and continues to grow.

Our clients’ enthusiasm and expectations for excellence fuel our fire to work hard and produce beautiful, high quality hardware.



new reeded drawer pull | burnished light antique brass

Posted on January 9th, by gbettenhausen in Recent Projects. No Comments

We have added another member to the “Mayer” hardware family! ( family photos below )

To produce this pull, a professional sculptor brought our design ideas to life by creating a scaled prototype which we later replicated in solid brass through casting. This process really helped us hone in on sizing and detail decisions you can’t commit to on paper. Happy Hardware!

 

 



sizable entry hardware | polished brass

Posted on December 15th, by gbettenhausen in Recent Projects. No Comments

Here are a couple photos of entry hardware we did for a client in Highland Park, Illinois.

Complete with a 14″ rim lock set and our 4.25″ solid brass Georgian door knob, this polished brass entry set obviously isn’t messing around.



screw head styles | terminology

Posted on December 5th, by gbettenhausen in Project Management. No Comments

As you may already know, there are many different types and styles of screws utilized throughout a wide variety of hardware …

At Wilmette Hardware, we provide slotted screws plated and finished to match our clients’ request. Along with refinishing any existing screws that the customer wants remaining with their order.

Here is a hand-drawn guide to assist in your understanding and to help match up these different screw heads with their appropriate terminology.



custom lever casement latches | polished brass

Posted on August 25th, by gbettenhausen in Recent Projects. No Comments

These good lookin’ casement latches include custom levers that swing smooth and look fantastic!

With a clean polished brass finish, this lot of latches really turned out great.

 



palm beach lever | light antique burnished brass

Posted on August 5th, by gbettenhausen in Recent Projects. No Comments

Here is some of our Palm Beach levers fresh from the shop.

After awarding the hardware with it’s light antique burnished brass finish, we add a coat of wax to help bring out that stellar shine.



ice box hardware | bright brass

Posted on August 1st, by gbettenhausen in Recent Projects. No Comments

Here is a neat shot of our traditional ice box hardware waiting to get lacquered.

With the help of the lacquer, that beautiful bright brass finish will stay put and continue to shine for the world (ok maybe just the homeowner) to see!

 



cremone wall

Posted on June 14th, by gbettenhausen in Media. No Comments

Our Cremone hardware sure does shine in the sunlight! Beautiful weather sure does bring out the best in our fine finishes.

Checkout all these neat styles and more at cremonehardware.com



custom turned brass levers

Posted on September 25th, by gbettenhausen in Recent Projects. No Comments

Here are some custom levers that we are making for a project in Winnetka, Illinois. They are fabricated from solid brass and turned on a CNC lathe. We will have them finished, polished brass, and installed before the end of the week.





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