C. Mitchell has been producing quality reproductions of period
hardware for over 20 years. Our line of hardware includes 18
Century furniture and building hardware. We have the ability
to make all kinds of Brass, Iron, Bronze, and Stainless Steel
hardware. All of the products displayed on this page have been
made in our shop in Delaware.
D. C. Mitchell serves many industries including: architectural
firms, building contractors, furniture conservators, home owners,
Since our start in 1982, we have been increasing the capabilities
to include: sand casting, die casting, hot forging, machine
tool work (CNC, screw machine, and manual machining) press work,
plasma cutting, welding, metal finishing (belt sanding tumbling
antique patina) These recourses allow the craftsmen at D. C.
Mitchell to create a wide variety of products.
Customers can go to dcmitchell.org to order products. Customers
needing special hardware may fax drawings of items to 302 994
0178 for pricing and delivery. We will answer any questions
about products or services at 302 998 1181.
Available finishes: Brass products may be finished bright, highlighted
antique, or antique. Iron products will be sent out with black
paint or a natural finish with a clear coat to prevent rusting.
Rim locks: Are locks are available in brass or iron, Horizontal
8” and 6” and Vertical 5 ½”. Privacy
locks have a dead bolt operated by thumb side inside, and rim
Cylinder or 6” bit key outside. Passage locks (without dead
bolt) may be used for latching purpose. Special keepers or strikes
can be made for different door trim and door swing conditions.
Molded edge brass locks are also available.
Hinges: All of our iron hinges are rolled to the back and lap
welded. Strap Hinges are made from bar stock from 1/8” thick
for 12” length to 5/16” for 42” length. Four different types
of pintles are available. Straps can be supplied curved for
arched doors or engineered to offset around special woodwork
or masonry. I hope we can help you with your project. Thanks,