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Review of Trophy Case Doors

Something that I get calls about all the time are the Aluminum Track Kits for 1/4″ thick doors. We offer two options for sizes: small-medium and large. Most of the time, I sell these to schools, businesses, and hobbyists for trophy and award cases, display cases, or reception windows. These are popular kits partially because […]

Soft Close Door Bumper, Cabinet

So, What Are Soft-Close Door Bumpers?

I was quite excited when we started stocking the Soft-Close Door Bumper from Grass. Many newer cabinets come with soft-close door hinges. But if you have older or economy cabinets like I do, then they likely have regular self-closing hinges that produce a thud sound when the cabinet door closes. I don’t particularly like that […]

Deltana Cabinet Pull in Antique Nickel

Deltana: Architectural Hardware… Exceptional Quality

Deltana manufactures an extensive selection of hardware. They include door, decorative, kitchen, and bath. While supplying hardware for luxury residences and large commercial projects, Deltana is one of the nation’s complete providers of architecture hardware. Founded in 1977, Deltana is headquartered in Miami, Florida. Above all, they maintain a high quality of standards in their […]

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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 7 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, hardware, doors

Helping You Keep Consistent with Emtek

One of the difficult things about hardware is finishes. Different manufacturers have different ideas and process 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 […]

Stretto, Emtek

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 […]