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Mississippi State Capitol

These steel window pulls were restored for the Mississippi State Capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi. Under the name 'Olde Iron', we recreate the historic Bower-Barff finish utilizing environmentally friendly technology.We eliminate the involvement of harmful chemicals originally used by Mr. Bower and Mr. Barff with a much colder process with final ...

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Go For The Gold! | Clock Restoration

Here is a Before and After of a clock we restored and gold plated for one of our high quality clients. We are very pleased with how well our hard work, and strong attention to detail, translated into this gorgeous gold clock .

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Colorado Avalanche Trophy | throwback thursday

Here's a neat shot of a trophy we cleaned up for the Colorado Avalanche from the '95-'96 Stanley Cup. If you look close enough you can see a familiar name of the one and only Coach Q, head coach of the Chicago Blackhawks. Maybe one day the Blackhawks will grant us the ...

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Ribbon & Reed Knob | Butler Brass Finish

Wilmette Hardware's own custom ribbon & reed knobs and rosettes for a Chicago client.  

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Glass Knobs | Polished Nickel

This good looking hardware utilizes our eight-sided glass knobs and rosettes from our inventory. Both are nickel plated and polished.    

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Custom Carriage Mold | Gold Plated

Here is the artistically innovating design process of a unique carriage mold. Based on photo, the mold is than sketched, hand carved, caster, and finally plated with 24k gold.

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Clock Parts | Gold Plated

These antique clock parts look brand new once plated with 24 karat gold.

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Stone Fountain | Restoration

It takes heavy cleaning to prepare jobs like this for finishing. As you can see, the work is worth it. With a verdigris finish, you have a beautifully restored product.

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Leaf Fixture | Hand Applied Silver

It takes patience, focus, and steady hands to complete a job like this, Joe and Alfonso make it look easy. The finished product, a beautiful silver leaf fixture.

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Cabinet Hardware | Polished Nickel

This is a project where we used a blend of new replication hardware and salvage hardware to complete a historically sensitive addition.  This photo of the new kitchen with calcutta and rift white oak is completed with our fabulous polished nickel hardware.

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