Hepplewhite Brasses with Starburst Motif are a neoclassical style used of Federal furniture. Small size has 2" centers. Although small, this two inch size was frequently used on Hepplewhite furniture.
Hepplewhite drawer pulls are made of brass. They are reproduced to look like original late 18th century handles. Backplate is stamped with embossed starburst design. The finish is polished, it will age in time.
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.
Attaching Hepplewhite Pulls
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.
Thread size of machine screws is generally 8-32. 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".
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