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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 […]

Emtek, Bathroom Hardware, Various Styles

Helping You Keep Consistent with Emtek

One of the difficult things about hardware is finishes. Different manufacturers have different ideas and processes that affect what a finish should look like. If you’ve ever tried to match an antique finish or a bronze finish across manufacturers, then you understand. To combat that issue, try to order as much as you can from […]

Emtek Stretto

Emtek Featured Product: Stretto Narrow Trim

Several years ago, Emtek came out with a new narrow trim called the Stretto. The trims are between 1-1/2″ wide by 11″ tall and 2″ wide by 10″ tall. Perfect for narrow style rail door designs. They also come in a short version, which is 1-1/2″ wide by 5″ tall. They have a sleek look […]

B571 Indicator Deadbolt, Bolt, Lock

Learn About the B571 Indicator Deadbolt

Schlage offers an interesting deadbolt, for use in public restrooms, dressing rooms, or your favorite boutique: the B571 Indicator or Occupancy Deadbolt. This bolt meets ANSI A156.5 Grade 2. A fully functional secure deadbolt, this product doesn’t use a traditional key to operate. Instead, it has either a green “VACANT” display or a red “IN […]