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10-29-2020 11:30 AM

Topic tags/keywords: hardware latch catch swing latch

Has anyone found a good resource for cabinet hardware? I am looking for a “swing latch” but I need one with a larger span than all I have found so far. The standard has about 7/8 span, I would need 1 1/4 or so maybe 1 1/2.

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#1 posted 10-31-2020 06:25 AM

Possibly make a statement that you need the screws holes at 1 1/4” and are finding only 7/8”

This one says it’s 1 1/4” but they are talking overall width, and the screw holes are 7/8”

I believe you will find wider, but they will start to look like a barn gate, versus a cabinet. Either that or look cheaper with a hook and eye kind of configuration.

Hand made by a Smithie if you have a local connection. Or if online send them one of what you are finding for style, with clear instructions on how big, and wide you want it made. With a sketch works best.

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#2 posted 10-31-2020 01:13 PM

Thank you for the tips I’ll see what it finds

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#3 posted 11-04-2020 02:16 AM

I can’t speak to your size requirements, but Lee Valley has a substantial catalog of cabinet hardware.

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#4 posted 11-04-2020 03:39 AM

Those are sold by leather suppliers too.

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