Monthly Archives: October 2014

Montaner treasures in Barcelona

The first few weeks of October found us experiencing the vacation of a lifetime in Spain with the first half of this remarkable trip spent in Barcelona. We traveled to Barcelona in homage to architect Antoni Gaudi who’s modernist art … Continue reading

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The cool beauty of stainless steel hardware

We spend a lot of time talking about and sharing our collection of bronze hardware, and for good reason.  This warm metal is very popular because it works with almost any design style and is certain to please both your … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a bronze door handle-part 3

Whew!  I am tired just reading about this lengthy process.  But excited about the outcome! Onward… now that we have “lost” the wax that melted out we are left with a hollow shell with the ceramic gates or funnels.  Try … Continue reading

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Going batty with door and drawer hardware

Halloween seems to be the perfect time to highlight some of our “spookier” pieces of custom hardware.  While not designed to be spooky but rather a detailed representation of the creatures, they are all popular “ambassadors” for All Hallow’s Eve … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a bronze door handle–Part 2

Sketch is done and details as to how the sculpture will be attached to a door, how to design it so that it can be cast to allow wax and metal to properly flow through the mold and not weigh … Continue reading

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Tools of the trade for custom hardware

While we agree that the most important tools for any creative profession is the brain, the imagination and the hands, there are other man-made tools that do make the job easier and add those all-important details that can turn a … Continue reading

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Anatomy of a bronze door handle

We introduced the beginnings of our jay sculpture with a post back in August of 2014. After working on the piece we decided to offer it as a limited edition of 25 sculpture that can be hung on the wall … Continue reading

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