Allen & Baron Early Years Allen & Baron 1937

Front Door Hardware | Bronze

Great hardware like this ornate front door hardware did not need a lot of help.  A good cleaning, polishing and a coat of low luster clear lacquer was all that was needed.

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Crystal Knob | Satin Antique Nickel | Match Sample

Having a problem finding hardware to match the existing finish?  Here are some crystal knobs that we did in satin antique nickel to go with the great ornate lever our customer supplied.

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Recessed Pull | Polished Brass

Recessed pulls are great for those tight spaces - custom depths can also be provided if needed.

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Custom Mail Slot | Polished Brass | Fabrication

This custom mail slot in solid brass includes an inside sleeve and frame.  Send us your dimensions and let us fabricate it to your specifications.  We also do a milled outside edge that is killer!

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Railroad Tie | Polished Nickel

Our customer wanted to give these authentic railroad ties as gifts but wanted a finish that popped.

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Table Restoration | Polished Antique Nickel | Vintage Hardware

This table was given a warm light antique polished nickel finish.  Check out all the bins of vintage hardware in the background.  Chances are we have what your looking for.

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Vegetable Dish | Silver Plate

We polished this beautiful ornate vegetable dish preserving it's great detail then gave it new life with a new silver plate finish.  Ready for the holidays!

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Shower Drain | Polished Nickel

Did you ever find that perfect shower drain only to find that it does not come in your finish?  This is a set that we finished from satin chrome to polished nickel.

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Merry Christmas | Happy New Year | Holiday Hours

Our shop will be closed Saturday Dec. 24th and will re-open for business on Mon. January 2nd. Your friends at Al Bar Wilmette Platers / Wilmette Hardware wish you and yours, a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Large Brass Tray | Solder | Polish | Lacquer

Now that's a tray!  When we took in this tray, it was separating at the rim.  After soldering the open areas, it was polished with care in order to preserve it's ornate detail.  A finial clear lacquer coating was also applied.

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