Monthly Archives: October 2012

Custom vs. ready made…which do you prefer?

With the plethora of ready made and off the rack items available for your home or business it is sometimes easier to bypass the time and expense it takes to create a custom piece in order to get the job done.  … Continue reading

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Create a welcoming entry with Martin Pierce Hardware

We all know that you only have one chance to make a first impression.  When it comes to your home or business that first impression begins with your front door.  Tired, pitted and dated hardware can leave an unpleasant impression … Continue reading

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Trend watch from High Point’s 2012 Fall market

Twice a year in the spring and fall, designers, decorators, artists and furniture and fabric manufacturers descend on the small town of High Point, North Carolina to attend “market”.  Vendors are there to display their products in the hopes that … Continue reading

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There are bats in the belfry at Martin Pierce Hardware

“Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and howlet’s wing,– For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble.” Macbeth (IV, i, 14-15) … Continue reading

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The final leg of our journey back to England

London is an amazing city full of both unique and historical architecture sitting alongside new and whimsical sites like the eye of London seen here. Modern day life goes on surrounded by ancient buildings and traditions including our parliamentary political … Continue reading

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What’s new at Martin Pierce Custom Hardware

New product inspiration comes from the darndest places!  We began working on this exquisite orchid pull for a project in Hawaii.  However, that project has taken a turn and we are now designing hardware with a more tribal folk Hawaiian … Continue reading

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Vacation to London continues with Martin Pierce Custom Hardware

We bid a fond farewell to Bob and Carrie in Pembridge and travelled on to Leicester where we ditched the rental car and took the train into St. Pancras station.  We stayed in Russell Square at a reasonably priced and well … Continue reading

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