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We don’t make shutters-
We make shutters work

Blacksmiths since the bi-centennial, we manufacture the finest period exterior shutter hardware for caring homeowners & knowledgeable professionals including:

  • National Trust for Historic Preservation

  • National Park Service

  • Architects

  • State and local Governments

  • Shutter makers

  • Custom mill shops.


custom shutter hardware

Located in historic Chester County, PA., we're blacksmiths with decades of experience reproducing period shutter hardware in the manner of the originals. Over the years, we’ve learned what style of shutter hardware is appropriate for the different historic periods and regions of the country. Our fabrication capacity and experience allow us to offer the most extensive line of quality American shutter hardware at a surprisingly affordable price. Hardware inspired by the best original examples from period  American homes. All of our shutter hardware is built to stand the test of time….. we’ve seen what works, and we’ve see what failed.

Our exterior shutter strap hinges and pintles are fitted and sized to your specific installation.  Brandywine hardware is correct in appearance and function - designed and configured to install easily. Should you require custom hardware for an historic restoration, a difficult installation, or be shopping for something visually unique for an up-scale project; we’re able and happy to help you with custom hardware design, selection and fabrication.

Brandywine hardware represents good value. You pay for our craftsmen’s time and materials, not middleman profits.  We start with heavy material and finish with the most durable finishes we’ve found.  Easy installation and minimal maintenance

We really are blacksmiths, guys with big arms. Our work is hand forged red hot at the anvil as smiths have done for centuries.  But this is the 21st century, so we must define our mission:

Brandywine Forge Mission Statement-An honest product at a fair wage.

Imported counterfeits of our hardware sold by some shutter makers never duplicates our quality, finish or functionality.
Ask about origin before you buy. 


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New Offerings:
 
High quality stainless steel hardware for harsh environments – made from domestically produced 304 grade stainless steel.  (click image for details & pricing)

Our standard heavy duty shutter hardware and more in top-shelf stainless provides time-tested protection against ocean storms with a no-maintenance solution for sea-side homes.

Our hardware is of our own design – interpretations of quality early American ironwork or newly developed patterns designed to install easily and securely on contemporary construction.

Fort Jefferson lighthouse, Dry Tortugas NHP – fitted with Brandywine Forge stainless shutter hardware.

Recent Awards:

Brandywine hardware has been used on many award winning homes and projects. 

Among the most recent:  (click on images for more info & pics)

florida shutters

2016 Traditional Building “Palladio Award” – residence over 5,000 sq ft.

charleston shutters

2015 “Carolopolis Award” – presented by Preservation Society of Charleston


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