Good Questions: Pocket Shutter Resources?

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before & after stripping

Dear AT,

My husband and I are in the process of bringing our flat in Brooklyn back to it’s original Federal style decor. We’ve painstakingly stripped about 100 years of paint off the beautiful mouldings and now we want to show off our windows (not hide them with drapes). Any suggestions on where to find “pocket shutters” old – or – new, for a reasonable price?

Thanks for the help. Best, Jennifer

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Dear Jennifer,

For this kind of thing you want to go looking in the salvage and antiques category.
Here’s our list:

Brownstoner also has a really good list of sources on the front page (down on the left) of his site:

* Antique Hardware & Home
* House of Antique Hardware
* Architectural Salvage
* Architectural Antiques
* Cornerstone Salvage
* DEA Bathroom Machineries
* Demolition Depot
* Great Salvage
* Howard’s Antique Lighting
* List of Salvage Shops
* Liz’s Antique Hardware
* Moon River Chattel
* Olde Good Things
* Outwater

You have to go to him for the links.

Anyone else???