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Window Hardware

A Buying Guide to companies specializing in window hardware for period-style homes, including Early American style; nickel, brass, and cast-iron reproduction; and salvaged antique window hardware. 

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Lanternland

Full line of rustic handmade copper and brass outdoor and indoor lighting. Styles include Colonial, Colonial Revival, New-Classical, Greek Revival, Cape Cod, Bungalow, Mission, Arts & Crafts and more. Custom orders and reproductions a specialty. Popular custom options custom sizes including large and oversize fixtures, custom back plates and mounting solutions, custom sockets, gas lights, low voltage wiring and modification to meet 'dark sky' regulations.

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Architectural Resource Center

Supplier of door, window & cabinet hardware: pulleys, weights, chains, lifts, locks, levers, hinges, escutcheon plates, door stops & more.

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Old Smithy Shop

Fabricator of forged Early American to late-19th-century hardware: for cabinets, gates, doors, windows, garage doors & shutters; latches, pulls, butterfly & H & HL hinges, strap hinges & door knockers; fireplace tools, large kitchen utensils & more.

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American Historic Hardware Entry

American Historic Hardware

Supplier of unused, original builders' hardware: 1860s to 1940s; knobs, escutcheons, locksets, hinges, door knockers, doorbells, push plates & more; shutter & window hardware; brass, bronze, steel & nickel; restored antique hardware. Specializes in unused original builder’s hardware from the great American manufacturers of the 19th and 20th centuries. See our extensive offerings online. Great old houses deserve great old hardware.

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Architectural Resource Center

Supplier of door, window & cabinet hardware: pulleys, weights, chains, lifts, locks, levers, hinges, escutcheon plates, door stops & more.

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Ball & Ball Hardware

Manufacturer of furniture, cabinet, window, shutter & door hardware: brass, cast iron, bronze, wrought iron & steel; new reproduction & antique/reconditioned hardware; fireplace accessories; restoration services.

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E.R. Butler & Co.

E.R. Butler & Co. manufactures Early American door, window & furniture hardware: 19th-century shell-shanked crystal, porcelain & wood trimmings; brass, bronze, nickel-silver & wrought iron; custom-plated & -patinated finishes; restoration work.

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HeartWood Fine Windows & Doors

Manufacturer of period-accurate custom architectural wood windows & doors: made from Honduras mahogany & other species; hardware; traditional mortise-&-tenon construction; standard & decorative glazing; 66-year-old company.

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House of Antique Hardware

Supplier of door, window, cabinet, furniture, electrical & bath hardware: original antique & vintage reproductions; Federal, Victorian & Arts & Crafts styles; hardware specialists available to assist with renovation projects.

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Old Smithy Shop

Fabricator of forged Early American to late-19th-century hardware: for cabinets, gates, doors, windows, garage doors & shutters; latches, pulls, butterfly & H & HL hinges, strap hinges & door knockers; fireplace tools, large kitchen utensils & more.

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Phelps Company

Manufacturer & designer of traditional, hot-forged solid-brass window hardware: sash pulleys, weights, chains & cords, sash locks & lifts, casement stays & fasteners, storm/screen hangers, bronze screen wire & screen-door latch sets.