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In many instances the hardest part of replacing a door knocker is finding a suitable replacement. Matching the finish or style is not so difficult as is matching the mounting
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If lacquered or plated the engraving process can cut through and expose the base metal below. An engraved door knocker should be engraved before the plating or lacquering process. A
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Keep in mind that you get what you pay for. Interior doors are not as important when choosing quality but interior and exterior doors and hardware will last longer if
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It is often mentioned that while a homes porch serves as focal gathering point for residents a traditional door knocker serves as the focal piece of the homes entryway. There
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If they didnt die of boredom theyd fall asleep and so to wake them up visitors rapped on the door with a short bar of iron attached to a chain.
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The metal is actually an alloy (two or more metals mixed together); usually containing 85-99% tin and the rest copper. Lower-grade pewter has a bluish color because lead is also
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Urn door knockers can be found that are mounted to the door by one of two methods. One method uses screws that pass through the knocker and screw into the
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The classic urn design has many areas that are conducive to ornamentation. Of course one of the most popular is the plain polished finish with no ornamentation at all. Most
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This will give you a frame of reference for what size you would like to use. A knocker is a wonderful way to add new beauty to any door. Replace
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The door knocker itself will cover the existing holes. New ones can be made without distracting from the appearance of the door. The old holes should be filled with putty