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personal touch

Posted on June 11th, by gbettenhausen in Media, Our Network. No Comments

Here is our General Manager, Ken, writing a letter to go along with a client’s hardware.

We take pride in our projects, and a personal touch can go a long way.



micah put down that torch

Posted on February 24th, by gbettenhausen in Media. No Comments

Micah has been with Wilmette for years.  He is now an official fixture here and has no fear closing auto cad to run and pick up a torch.  One time he even used it to toast his bagel!


hinges waiting for the final finishing

Posted on February 18th, by gbettenhausen in Finishes. No Comments

These custom cast bronze hinges are sitting in our corn cobs bin after being antiqued.  The natural corn cob is used to wick deionized water away from the part allowing for a perfect finish.  It is old school operations like this that provide you the best finishing on your hardware.





a few of our latest projects...

We are dedicated to hand-crafted quality and want to show it off. Click on full-blog to see an archive of our abilities.