Custom Architectural Hardware
SA Baxter has one single mission in mind: to enable design. It is in this spirit that we enable clients to work with one of our designers to develop virtually any sort of custom door hardware, cabinet hardware, window hardware, or architectural metal that they can imagine with a level of design flexibility, control, reliability and craftsmanship not seen in any other custom hardware manufacturer.
Working with one of our custom hardware designers, clients can create their own design and pattern, select an appropriate metal and finish for their project, and we will manufacture it by mixing our signature lost-wax casting process with the absolute latest in green technology. Our modern foundry and atelier, located in the
With advances in 3D modeling, rapid prototyping, computer-aided design and manufacturing matched with our handcraft artisan approach to designing hardware, clients are able to benefit from fast-execution and design flexibility without losing the exquisite detail-work only seen in handmade architectural hardware.
Unlike other companies, SA Baxter has the ability to allow designers and architects to walk into our showroom or give us a call with an idea, receive a 3-D model, quickly hold a prototype in their hands, and get the finished product in weeks. Whether it’s altering size and shape, incorporating a logo, re-creating an intricate design from the past, designing custom bronze flooring, or commissioning your own unique architectural hardware, SA Baxter gives clients unparalleled freedom and flexibility to create their own, signature architectural art.
From door knobs, door levers, door hinges, door pulls, bronze flooring and metals lamps to vent covers, SA Baxter offers the deepest palette of metals and finishes in the industry and delivers the highest quality, custom hardware for the upscale residential and luxury markets. We offer designers, architects and artisans the ability to work with an array of alloys and then choose from a vast array of finishes that include patinating, burnishing, distressing, hammering, and more.
Our unique manufacturing process happens in five stages:
1) Designing the hardware with you
2) Making the mold
3) Lost-wax casting or investment casting
4) Machining, and
Most hardware manufacturers outsource at least one of these steps, but we manufacture everything in-house, end-to-end in our eco-friendly foundry and atelier to ensure unparalleled quality control, design and manufacturing. Our world-class hardware adorn the finest and most exclusive residences, hotels, and yachts in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and the
To see a work-in-progress video, taken at our foundry and atelier, please visit our foundry page.