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Stainless Steel Footrail

Everything You Need to Build Your Own Bar

I was hanging out at my local watering hole over the weekend and was reminded of all the customers I’ve worked with over the years that made their own bars in their homes. My uncle has a full bar in his basement complete with mixers, sodas on a gun, an ice maker, and such a […]

Leash Holder, Additional Uses for Hardware, DIY, Do It Yourself

What Are Other Uses for Cabinet Hardware?

I get to work with DIY people all of the time. Some make their own items by re-purposing something or putting together accessory parts. One of the more interesting ones I’ve heard is using cabinet knobs and cabinet pulls in ways—ones unusual to us. In this article, I will highlight a few ways you can […]

Emtek, Door Lock, Entry Lock

Troubleshooting Entry Locks: A Few Simple Tips

Before you call up a local locksmith or handyman when an issue arises with your lock, see if it’s an easy fix with some simple troubleshooting below. In this article, I’m only going to address keyed entries and deadbolts. Keyed Entries – Come with a deadlocking latch bolt. It’s a latchbolt with a deadlocking plunger. […]

Woodfold Breadboard Alder

Replace That Old Dingy Breadboard

The last place I lived, we had a very used breadboard in the kitchen…like, very, very used. I think it was original to the house, which was built somewhere during the 50s’. Lucky for me, I work at a hardware store and know just how easy it is to replace for a newer, cleaner, and […]

Guitar

Lighting for Custom Guitar Cabinet

Back in February of 2019, a potential customer called saying they needed a lighting solution for a humidified guitar cabinet for seven guitars. We chatted for a bit, got some dimensions, and I went to work putting together a quote for them. The cabinet had two sections: a top display glassed-in section and a lower […]