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Forged Brass vs. Cast Brass

Making forged brass is a longer, superior process than stamped or cast brass. Forging produces a solid brass product with very few imperfections. Typically, forged brass is tougher than cast brass because of the thermal and metallurgical process it goes through.

Style Q&A: A Southern Revival Farmhouse

New York Waldorf

“A Bowl Full of Lemons” author Toni Hammersley recently completed building a new Southern Revival style Farmhouse featuring door hardware from Nostalgic Warehouse.

Door Handing

Door Handing Header

Door Handing refers to the way a door opens and is determined by the hinge locations. Learn the differences between right and left handed doors.

Project Showcase: Modern Handmade Home Series

5 Ways to Update Your Doors

Nostalgic Warehouse and Grandeur Hardware recently partnered with a group of creative bloggers for their Modern Handmade Home Series. Get to know each blogger and their unique door update project for the series.

Types of Door Functions

Door Functions - Privacy, Passage, Double Dummy

Learn about the main types of door functions including passage, privacy, dummy, mortise locks, deadbolts, and handlesets.

Style Q&A: Replacing Knobs and Hinges

Crystal bathroom doorknob

Kristi writes the blog “Chatfield Court,” and recently replaced the knobs and hinges on her bathroom doors.

Door Anatomy

Anatomy of a Door

Learn more about the pieces that work together to make a panel door.

Project Showcase: Door Update with Unexpected Elegance

Front Door Hardware Makeover

Angela Lerew from Unexpected Elegance recently updated her front door to a navy blue Dutch door with new hardware.

Types of Locks: Mortise vs. Tubular

Mortise Lock in Pocket

A short explanation on the differences between mortise and tubular door lock types. Mortise locks were typically used before 1950, and tubular locks after 1950.

Style Q&A: Doorknob Updates with Amy

Cottage Short Plate Crystal Doorknob Antique Brass

Lifestyle blogger Amy Dowling is the author of My Life from Home. Read about her recent doorknob updates.

Project Showcase: #MyDoorDoOver Office Makeover Reveal

Andrea from Harlow and Thistle tackles her office space for her One Room Challenge reveal.

Style Q&A: Eclectic Girls Room and Hallway with Jess

Jess Rey

Eclectic interior designer, blogger and decorating expert, Jess Rey, is the author behind Domicile 37.

Style Q&A: Entryway Envy with Ashley Mayes

Entryway

Lifestyle and design blogger, Ashley, is the creative brains behind the blog, Bigger Than the Three of Us.

Project Showcase: South Portland, Maine Historic Renovation

Follow Laurel, from SoPo Cottage, as she renovates a home built in 1906 that holds distinct historic character and charm.

Style Q&A: Renovation Experts Driftwood Living

Go behind the scenes with a husband and wife duo that design, build and sell inspired homes in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Arcadia, Arizona.

Style Q&A: Interior Design Blogger Sarah Gibson

Utah guest room revival featuring a renovated custom closet and distinct hardware by Nostalgic Warehouse.