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half mortise brass lock & hinges for Thomas Jefferson's lap desk

by HarleySoftailDeuce
posted 08-12-2017 05:40 PM


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Woodknack

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#1 posted 08-12-2017 08:15 PM

I was looking for something unrelated and noticed this and remembered your question. Don’t know if it is exactly what you are looking for.
https://www.amazon.com/dp/B001DT4PDA/

-- Rick M, http://thewoodknack.blogspot.com/

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AandCstyle

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#2 posted 08-12-2017 10:04 PM

Paul, if I were to make that piece, I would strongly consider Brusso hardware. HTH

-- Art

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theoldfart

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#3 posted 08-12-2017 10:16 PM

Look here

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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jbee

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#4 posted 08-13-2017 12:38 AM

What about Horton-Brasses

-- Life is good! Make the most of it.

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oldnovice

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#5 posted 08-13-2017 05:06 AM

Somewhere in my garage I have a number of those, and other vintage, lock sets.
If you are willing to wait a few hours I will find them and post a photo.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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CharlesNeil

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#6 posted 08-13-2017 01:56 PM

Londonderry brasses http://www.londonderry-brasses.com/
they can tell you everything you need .. I have done 6 or so of these and the brasses are a challenge .. pm me if you have questions .. we researched extensively and having an association with Monticello .. we were able to make sure we had them correct ..

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HarleySoftailDeuce

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#7 posted 08-14-2017 05:14 PM

All you guys are terrific ! Ordered the lock from Lee Valley…it should be fine.
The help I get from the members on this site is always gratifying. Thanks again to all !

Paul

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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theoldfart

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#8 posted 08-14-2017 05:42 PM

Paul, this is installed on my tool chest It’s from Lee Valley.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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HarleySoftailDeuce

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#9 posted 08-18-2017 05:44 PM

Thanks to everyone for your help ! I went to Londerry Brasses and ordered the period correct hardware.

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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