Welcome to Hardware of the Past for the present and the future.
We offer an extensive line of antique reproduction hardware and refinishing supplies for the restoration of antique furniture. We can also help you restore Hoosier cabinets, trunks, and wicker.
Missing a brass drawer pull on your grandmotherís dresser? Check out our selections in the Furniture Hardware Department. We have styles ranging from Arts & Crafts to Waterfall, including Early American, Eastlake, Victorian, and Depression Era. Find Knobs, Keyhole Covers, Locks, Keys, Coat Hooks, Casters, Claw feet, and more!
Need a flour bin for that great Hoosier cabinet you found at the local thrift store? Go to our Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Department for our line of replacement parts. Styles include Hoosier, Sellers, Napanee, and McDougall. In addition to Flour Bins, parts include Latches, Hinges, Glass Knobs, Bread Drawers, and Sugar & Spice Jars, along with Ice Box Hardware and Pie Safe Tins.
Want to restore your world traveling great auntís antique steamer trunk to its original glory? Book on over to our Trunk Hardware Department. In addition to replacement Trunk Locks, Handles, and Hinges for the exterior, we offer Decorative Papers and Labels for the ornamentation of the interior. These offerings include many accurate reproductions of original antique trunk hardware.
Did you throw a party and the next morning find scratches on your favorite accent table? Click on Scratch Removers in our Restoration Aids Department. We include an extensive line of Briwax, lacquer aerosol sprays, and Old Fashioned Milk Paint Products. Polish your brass bed with our metal cleaners. And tighten up those loose furniture joints with our Super Glues and Epoxies.
Does that old kitchen table need a new surface? Our Wood Department has natural wood veneers for any surface. There are also Decorative Wood trims and Ornaments, Turned Spindles & Finials, and Dowel Rods.
Did your seven year old use that cute little cane bottom side chair as a step stool? Repair the damage with our natural caning materials in the Cane & Wicker Department. Wicker repair is done easily with our Round Reed, Flat Reed, Chair Cane, and Seagrass. Try your hand at weaving Shaker Tape. Detailed instruction books are available for all styles of wicker repair. Or, to fix the hole quickly, replace it with an embossed Fiber Seatboard!
Is your oil lamp missing a glass chimney? Youíll find them in . . . And Everything Else, supplying Oil Lamp Chimneys, Burners, & Wicks, and Crystal Prisms to add sparkle. And restore that old oak wall phone by replacing the Mouthpiece, Receiver, and Crank with our telephone parts.