If replacing drawer handles, check distance between holes
Antique Chippendale Pulls are a bold style favored in America during colonial times. The impressive scale and authentic appearance make these reproduction antique drawer pulls truly eye-catching. The large size backplate is useful for covering wear and tear on vintage drawer fronts. These reproduction antique Chippendale pulls are brass. The finish is antique to appear old. The antique finish is hand applied and may vary from one to the next. This slight variations in color provides a natural and more authentic appearance.
Measure Antique Drawer Pulls
Boring: distance between center of mounting hole to center of adjacent mounting hole.
If replacing handles: replacement-handle-boring must match actual boring measurement in drawer.
Overall Size: width and height of handle at widest point.
Attach Chippendale Handles
Posts, bail and backplate are separate, assemble when mounting.
Insert one post into backplate and position on drawer front. Insert screw, from drawer interior, through mounting hole and screw into back of post (do-not tighten).
Insert bail in mounted post, add second post to other end of bail, insert second post through backplate, continue as before.
Once together and in place, tighten screws.
Pulls are secured using 8-32 machine screws. Length supplied is determined by manufacturer. While supplied screw length is generally useful, occasionally a different size is required. Please let us know if you need a specific length. To determine the correct size: measure wood thickness and add 1/4".