Black Hinge Fronts
A pair of our rustic black hinge fronts with rounded penny ends and matching fixing screws provided. Hinge fronts such as vintage ones are ideal for creating a rustic look to your doors without having to rehang them using antique hinges. To look authentic we recommend that traditional black hinge fronts cover half to two thirds the with of the door they are being fixed to. These old wrought iron hinges are 38 cm long, and taper from 5 cm at the door hinge end, before finishing with a decorative penny end mesauring 3cm across.
Our wrought iron products are all hand forged. So though similar will not be identical. Each piece is hand finished and given a bees wax coating. All our hand forged products are carefully aged for an authentic look. As stated these hinge fronts or dummy hinges are all handmade. We have sourced a small blacksmiths shop who now produce these for us. The blacksmiths that we use are highly skilled artisans. They have a passion for what they do. Their ethos is similar to our in that we expect the best quality products that can be produced.
All of these old black hinges are produced in the traditional way on the anvil. The hinges will show forging marks. Once completed the dummy hinges are dipped in natural beeswax. The beeswax helps the hinges in two ways. Firstly the wax will seep into the micro holes on the surface of the wrought iron. This will produce a film of wax on the surface. The wax will now protect the hinge from excessive rusting. The second thing that the wax does here is to even the colour of the hinge. The colour will be from black to golden brown
All the fixing screws you will need will be included in with your package.