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Ongoing issue with our landline
Apologies to anyone who has been trying our landline and receiving a message that says the number is incorrect.  We've had a fault for several weeks now which we are... Read More
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Sale
It's amazing what we uncover in the workshop sometimes!  We've added several items to the special offers page at great prices.  When they're gone they're gone! Read More
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rosewood door handles
Rosewood Door Handles
These Rosewood Door handles are a bespoke style copied from a customer's original.  Thanks for the photo David. The Customer loved their Rosewood Door Handles If you're interested in rosewood... Read More
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Oak shaker knobs 30mm
Shaker knob “P”
This is our smallest shaker knob, "P" which is 35mm x 35mm.  We made some for Ian for this lovely chest of drawers and he was very pleased with them. ... Read More
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Handmade ash cupboard knobs
Ash cupboard knobs
A lovely lady wrote to us recently with a photo of some cupboard knobs that she wanted for floor to ceiling storage cupboards.  We worked out the dimensions and this... Read More
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50mm light oak cupboard knobs
Cupboard knob “C” in light oak
A customer sent me this photo of her cupboard knob "C" in light oak, fitted to her furniture.  Thank you for the photo Pam and thank you for your order. Read More
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Hand made oak cabinet knobs
Cupboard knobs
Knobbs cupboard knobs are amazingly versatile and can make a huge difference to the way your furniture looks, fitted or freestanding.  It's well known that changing the handles for knobs... Read More
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No price rise in 2021
Despite price rises wherever you look at the moment, at Knobbs Hardware we've decide to keep our prices the same for another year.  That way you can be sure of... Read More
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New working practices
As we start to emerge from the lockdown please be assured that we observe good hygiene practices in the workshop and office.  Luckily we don't have to be quite as... Read More
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Hand made oak door knob
Caledonia turned in oak
Our Caledonia standard door knob is our best seller.  Generally we turn them in beech and the spray some woodstain on them.  Amanda wanted some actually turning in oak and... Read More
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Scandi style ash door knob
Bespoke 28
Exciting news today - we're launching a brand new door knob!  Angela designed this one and it's based on the Scandi look - quite minimalist and modern with beautiful simple... Read More
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Latches
We are now able to offer tubular latches (mortice locks) in our on-line shop for brand new doors or to replace old ones of course.  Sourced here in the UK... Read More
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New woodstain shades
How exciting, we've just taken delivery of some new Protek Royal Exterior wood finish in 3 brand new shades - Flamingo Pink, Giddy Green and Passionate Plum.  You might know... Read More
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Counting cupboard knobs
It so happens that counting cupboard knobs can be more difficult than first envisaged.  I'm not going to embarrass anyone or name names (although this does include me) customers often... Read More
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Knobbs Hardware Videos
Our first venture into the world of film!  To view the films go back to the news page, they are numbered 1-4.  We hope you enjoy them.  If you have... Read More
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How to make a wooden door knob pt 4
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How to make a wooden door knob pt 3
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How to make a wooden door knob pt 2
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How to make a wooden door knob pt1
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Knobbs Hardware top Google Charts!
Knobbs Hardware top Google charts!
Knobbs Hardware top of the Google charts!  A quick Google search for "wooden door knobs UK" this afternoon revealed that Knobbs Hardware is at the top of page 1, even... Read More
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Gallery page wooden door knobs Dunsinane style doorknobs in F&B “Railings”
Dunsinane style door knobs in F&B “Railings”
This is one of our standard door knob styles called Dunsinane.  Over the last couple of years we've made lots of cupboard knobs and sprayed them with Farrow and Ball... Read More
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wooden cupboard knob oak shaker style knob
Oak Shaker Knobs
Our new oak shaker style cupboard knobs are now ready for take off!  We have three different sizes. P is 30mm, Q is 35mm and R is 40mm.  A real design... Read More
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wooden keyhole surrounds
Keyhole surrounds
We've been rummaging around in boxes in the workshop this week and uncovered these keyhole surrounds. They're made in beech, 35mm dia and 2mm deep. They are available for home... Read More
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Pinterest
We now have a board on Pinterest with lots of lovely photos of our work.  We'll keep adding to this as time goes by.  It's at https://uk.pinterest.com/knobbshardware/handmade-wooden-door-knobs/. Please follow the page for... Read More
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Fitting your new doorknobs
Fitting your new door knobs
Ideally you would fit your new door knobs after decorating (assuming you are decorating of course). If that’s not possible please wrap the knobs in plastic – something like a... Read More
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Knobbs Hardware is now on Facebook!
Knobbs Hardware is now on Facebook!  With a little help from Pembrokeshire Business Initiative we've come kicking and screaming into the 21st century and Knobbs Hardware is now on Facebook.  Here... Read More
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The shop is now open
The shop is now open!
The shop is now open!  Our online shop is now open if you'd like to order our standard design door knobs, cupboard knobs or escutcheons.  Its a very straightforward process... Read More
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Rosewood bespoke door knobs
A note about our rosewood bespoke door knobs
Lots of our bespoke door knobs are turned in rosewood.  A beautiful exotic hardwood, our rosewood is the Sonokeling species which is grown on plantations established by the Dutch on the... Read More
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Sprung door knobs
A trade customer asked recently about sprung door knobs, namely if our door knobs are sprung.  I had to confess that I wasn't sure, so after a bit of digging... Read More
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Replica door knob sets
Replica door knob sets
We are often sent old door knobs in the post with a request for replica door knob sets to match.  Although we cannot guarantee that they will always turn out... Read More
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7.6mm door knob spindles
7.6mm door knob spindles
If you have a period property or old locks on your doors you might have 7.6mm spindles instead of 8mm which is now the standard size.  This refers to the... Read More
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Carriage charge £5.00
Carriage charge £6.00 on all orders (mainland UK only)
The carriage charge is £6.00 on all orders (mainland UK only).  We've made the process of ordering our door and cupboard knobs a bit easier.  We are introducing a flat... Read More
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shaker style knobs
Shaker style knobs
Here's a photo of some shaker style knobs that we made recently for a firm of architects in London.  A lovely simple design, they are turned in oak and are... Read More
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Farrow and Ball
Farrow and Ball colours
We've been experimenting once again to bring you even more colour options of cupboard and cabinet knobs.  After some successful trials with the use of paint rather than woodstain we... Read More
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New designs by Tim
New designs by Tim
New ideas are coming thick and fast here at Knobbs Hardware at the moment - introducing new designs by Tim, three brand new cupboard or cabinet knobs to our collection. ... Read More
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white and cream cupboard knobs
Introducing white and cream cabinet knobs
During our quieter moments we've been working on new colours for our cupboard and cabinet knobs. We've been asked for white and cream cabinet knobs so are pleased to announce... Read More
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Grand Designs Award
Grand Designs Award
We recently heard that our door knobs featured in the Grand Designs House of the Year 2013.  If you'd like to read the article that was in House and Garden... Read More
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Standard Woodstain Dimensions
Standard woodstain dimensions.  Here are the dimensions of our standard woodstain door knobs.  All numbers given on the diagrams are in millimetres (mm). Atholl Dimensions Birnam Dimensions Caledonia Dimensions Dunsinane... Read More
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How do they fit together and work?
How do they fit together and work?  Knobbs door knob sets are supplied with 8mm standard square spindles.  Most locks and latches have 8mm by 8mm followers - the square... Read More
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How are the door knobs finished?
How are the door knobs finished?  Knobbs standard design doorknobs are hand sanded and coloured with water based woodstains.  They are then sprayed with a minimum of six coats of... Read More
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What materials do we use?
What materials do we use?  In environmental terms wooden door knobs are perhaps the ultimate in `green` door furniture. The beech, oak and ash we use comes from managed woodlands... Read More
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How our bespoke door knobs are made.
How our bespoke doo knobs are made.  The four Standard Designs - Atholl, Birnam, Caledonia and Dunsinane are named after Scottish forests.  They are turned from beech - a plentiful,... Read More
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Standard Woodstain Designs
Four different standard woodstain doorknob designs turned in beech (from left to right - Atholl, Birnam, Caledonia and Dunsinane). We have eight different finishes available mounted on matching wooden roses:... Read More
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A brief history of wooden door knobs..
It is almost impossible to give a precise date or even a period when wooden door knobs first began to be used.  But several elements had to come together before... Read More
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Special offers! - Knobbs Hardware
Special Offers!
Occasionally we have surplus, a cancelled order or slightly undersized door knobs.  They are all fully functioning with no faults and we never sells "seconds".  We have put them to... Read More
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