Hardware Guidelines and Measurement Information
Hardware for Furniture and Cabinets is vital to cabinetmakers and restorers. Using the correct hardware positively impacts both appearance and functionality of furniture. 18th, 19th and 20th century furniture styles require specific types of woodworking hardware. Harmony and balance projected by the hardware design should be considered as each impacts the artistic dimension of the woodworking project.
The sometimes daunting task of selecting antique woodworking hardware for furniture should not be difficult. To simplify this process and provide a better understanding of hardware for furniture we have put together a selection of pages detailing specific installation and measurement guidelines. This technical information is offered for: bed hardware, furniture casters, cabinet locks, cabinet hinges, table hardware and table slides.