Allen & Baron Early Years Allen & Baron 1937

wedding cake fixture | butler brass | crystal replacement

We actually received this beautiful wedding cake fixture in a couple of boxes all in pieces.  The brass was given a butler finish, the crystal was cleaned and the fixture was assembled piece by piece by our lighting expert.  See our website at  http://www.albarwilmette.com/lighting/ for more of our lighting restoration ...

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mortise lock repair | replacement parts | restoration

Did you know that we perform all kinds of repairs on mortise locks?  Here is a broken casing that we were able to piece together and solder.  Make sure to check out all of our hardware restoration services at http://www.albarwilmette.com/hardwarerestoration/

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new york central railroad bell | paint | polish lacquer

This is an original bell from the new york central railroad.  It was a retirement gift in recognition for service from 1908 to 1957!  The frame was cleaned and painted while the bell and plaque were polished and lacquered without effecting the original engraving.

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lanterns | copper & brass | polish & lacquer

Here is a before and after of a great collection of copper and brass lanterns.  After a good polishing and lacquered finish, these lanterns are back to their original luster for years to come.

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brass port hole | polish and laquer

Here is an actual ship port hole that we polished and lacquered.  I was amazed at how heavy it was - close to 50 pounds!

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berghuis cabinet knob | polished nickel

This is our berghuis cabinet knob from our wilmette hardware collection in polished nickel.  Check our our berghuis pull along with our extensive collection of cabinet hardware at: http://www.wilmettehardware.com/cabinet/pulls/berghuis_drawer_pull.php

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floor grate restoration | brass plate | high heat paint

We restored this great two piece cast iron floor grate by giving it a new brass finish.  High heat paint was utilized on the internal vent flaps.  Did you know that we have the ability to repair broken grates?  We also offer a wide variety of powder coating colors as ...

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vintage medicine cabinet restoration | powder coat | paint

Here is a vintage medicine cabinet that our customer wanted to use in his office.  He supplied us with the chair pad as a color sample.  The top and handles were painted utilizing fine paints of europe, the hardware was polished nickel plated and the cabinet was powder coated - ...

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window lock | clean only

Sometimes all your hardware may need is just a good cleaning, as we did with these fantastic bronze window locks.

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cabinet pull | appliance pull | satin nickel

These are our own wilmette hardware custom george cabinet and appliance pulls in a satin nickel finish.  They are available in various sizes and would be a great compliment to our george cabinet knob at http://www.wilmettehardware.com/cabinet/knobs/george_cab_knob.php

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