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  • Folding lid stays are an excellent choice for both chest lid and desk flap support. Correctly installed the folding stay intrudes very little into the box or desk. The chance of interference with shelves or cubby-holes is much less than with a simple sliding stay. Folding stays are designed to open slightly more than 180°. This attribute prevents them closing again until partially released at the joint by pulling or pushing. This locking action is useful but could be considered a liability. I wou...
  • Bolt & Machine Screws The engineers of modern cabinet hardware have taken great pains to simplify its installation and for this we should be grateful. Anyone involved with antiques and accurate reproductions will know from first hand experience the headaches period hardware can present when the time comes for fitting. We supply fittings to both the built-in cabinet market and the historic trade and while we try to do what we can to provide answers to our customer's installation questions there are t...
  • Catches come in a bewildering assortment of function and design. In very general terms a catch is any device whose purpose is to hold two or more components together while allowing for easy release. Quite what distinguishes a catch from a latch is unclear to me so we will group them together for the sake of this guide. Locks are dealt with elsewhere and are considered distinct from catches. Door Catches Door catches can either be mounted to show on the outside of the door or the can be mo...
  • Single ball catches can be used with a strike or without. In softer woods it may be advisable to use the strike. As a general principal always use the largest catch your material will accommodate, the larger the catch the better they feel and sound. The Brusso catches we sell are supplied with a cylindrical dome profiled strike. The idea behind this technological breakthrough was to eliminate contact between ball and wood. Up to this point the spring loaded ball either rode directly on its adjacent wood...