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Hawk Hill Hardware : Crafting Hand-Finished Hardware

Pewter Ingots Hawk Hill Hardware
Pewter Ingots used by Hawk Hill Hardware

When we handcraft our pieces, we do it using only the finest quality pewter. Every pewter order we acquire is tested to make sure there are no impurities. This allows us to know we can make our hardware with only the best pewter available.

Once we acquired have our pewter ingots, we melt them down, and pour the pewter into molds. For small items such as a cabinet knob or doorbell, we use a machine called a spin-caster. This uses uses centrifugal force to get the melted pewter into all of the crevices that make Hawk Hill Hardware unique. For larger items, such as door pulls, we use gravity poured molds.

Cabinet Knobs Raw Pewter
Cabinet knobs in raw pewter before hand finishing

After the mold and pewter has cooled, we extract the pieces and move on to the hand finishing process.

Cabinet Knobs Non Plated Finishes
Cabinet knobs and pull in Vintage, Satin, Black Iron, and Polished finish colors.

Every piece we make goes through a rigorous process of professional handcrafting. Skilled artisans that have devoted their life’s work to metal crafting and jewelry making work on our pieces, and this passion for their craft is visible in every piece that Hawk Hill produces.

Cabinet Hardware Plated Colors
Cabinet knobs and pulls in Bronze and Copper finish colors

Come explore our extensive line of exquisitely detailed handcrafted pieces of hardware for your home. We are sure you will find something that speaks to you, and will fit with your home aesthetic beautifully.

If you have something even more unique in mind, we also make custom hardware. Please contact us today to begin designing and creating your own hardware!


  1. meridithalcorn5 on January 11, 2020 at 10:33 am

    It’s nearly impossible to find experienced people for this topic, however, you sound like you know what you’re talking about! Thanks

    • Mathew on March 27, 2020 at 3:14 am

      Thank you! I want our clients and potential customers to know we produce everything here in Arizona, by hand, and have been for over 25 years. I am always happy to answer any questions you may have as well, so please feel free to respond!

      -Mathew Drate

  2. AffiliateLabz on February 15, 2020 at 7:45 pm

    Great content! Super high-quality! Keep it up! 🙂

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