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Brandywine Forge [603-12-S] Steel Heavy Shutter Hook - Screw Mount - Flat Black - 12" L - Pair

Brandywine Forge [603-12-S] Steel Heavy Shutter Hook - Screw Mount - Flat Black - 12" L - Pair
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Product Details

  • Product Type:Shutter Hook
  • Manufacturer:Brandywine Forge
  • MPN:603-12-S
  • Style:Traditional
  • Metal:Steel
  • Size:12" L, 3/8" dia. Bar
  • Color:Flat Back
  • Finish:Powder Coat
  • Use With:2 Shutters

USA Made Functional Shutter Hook

Hand-forged in historic Chester County, PA., by blacksmiths with decades of experience reproducing period shutter hardware in the manner of the originals.

  • Heavy Shutter Hook - Screw Mount
  • Steel, Flat Black Powder Coat for corrosion resistance
  • 12" L, 3/8" dia. Bar
  • Meant for holding shutters in the open position
  • Sold As Pair - Holds two (2) shutters open
  • Fasteners included for installation

About The Hooks

Early Example of Shutter Hook Hold Open

These heavy shutter hooks don't really lock the shutters, they're used to hold them in the open position. Hand forged from 3/8" dia. steel bar with sturdy screweyes to attach the hooks. They're also often used to hold Bermuda style shutters open.

One advantage of shutter hooks over tiebacks is that they're easily engaged and disengaged (you don't have to lean out of the window to release the shutters as with tiebacks) as the shutter is opened and closed.

This style of shutter hook is very common on farm houses throughout eastern Pennsylvania and elsewhere and were originally produced by local smiths. An arc scratched into the surface of the building (or door for smaller hooks) below the attachment point for the hooks is lasting evidence of their use. The hooks hang from the sill when the shutters are closed and, over time, the points scratch an arc into the face of the structure. Such scribed arcs are proof that hooks were used and show both their length and attachment point on the window sill.

Most items ship within 7-10 business days. However, due to the handmade nature of this item, a 6-8 business week lead time may be required before shipment for orders requiring fabrication (End of year lead time is 8-10 business weeks due to holiday delays and logistic congestion). We will clearly communicate any lead time requirements upon order processing or you may contact us for availability and estimated ship date.

About Brandywine Forge

Brandywine Forge - USA Made Barn, Door & Shutter Hardware

American blacksmiths making the finest exterior barn, door & shutter hardware. Located in historic Chester County, PA., we're blacksmiths with decades of experience reproducing hardware in the manner of the originals.

Our hand forged hardware is inspired by the best original examples from American homes. All of our hardware is based on historic examples that have stood the test of time... we've seen what works, and we've seen a lot of hardware that has failed.

Brandywine Forge Hardware represents good value. Pick up any piece of Brandywine Forge hardware and the weight tells the story - for strength and durability there's no substitute for starting with heavy material. Rust isn't rustic so all of our hardware is protected with the same semi-gloss black automotive finish that's used to protect under-car parts like motor skid plates and trailer hitches.

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