... writing desks and supplies

Writing Slope Hardware: Locks ~ Handles ~ Knobs

For the DIY woodworker, here is some hardware we have used when building a writing slope or lap desk ...

Highpoint Small Box LockHighpoint Small Box Lock

For small boxes includes an escutcheon key and top and bottom plates, all gold plated.

» Selvedge: 5/16" x 2-3/16"
» Slim design; low profile
» Escutcheon and key included
» Gold Plated
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Antique Full-Mortise Box LockAntique Full-Mortise Box Lock

We find this lock perfect for a writing slope. Lockplate requires a 1-7/16" L x 5/8" D x 9/32" W mortise.

» Includes strike plate
» Key and escutcheon
» Small box hardware
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Recessed Box HandleBrass Flush Mount Handle

Fits flush into the wood leaving just a neat chamferred edge standing proud.

» Flush mounted pull handle
» Bright finish
» Screws included
» Measures 3½" L x 2" W
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Brass Chest HandleBrass Chest Handle

Polished brass and lacquer finish with matching woodscrews for secure surface mounting.

» Solid Brass
» 4 1/2" Bail
» Sold individually
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Miniature Brass KnobsMiniature Brass Knobs

The brass finish mini knobs will stand out against any decor and will be durable for long-lasting use.

» 5/8" Diameter
» Easy installation
» 2 per pack
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Turn Buttons / Turn MountsTurn Buttons / Turn Mounts

We used these to hold down the writing surface flaps/panels.

» Various Finishes
» Simply turn the button to release
» Multi-Packs
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