This comprehensive finish guide will help you find out all you need to know about which cabinet hardware finish you have or are looking for. Knowing the terminology is the best way to find what you are looking for the quickest..
Below our finish descriptions I’ve included links to other resources on cabinet hardware finishes. Lots of people in the cabinet hardware business have their own opinion on what a certain finish looks like and we just want this page to as good of a resource as possible.
Guide to Finishes from Berenson Hardware – Berenson has been in the business for over 50 years and they’ve got a very informative page covering over 70 different hardware finishes.
Visual Finish Guide – This guide comes from The Knobbery, out of IL like us, and gives a nice view of about 30 hardware finishes all real quick in a row for comparison.
Baldwin Finish Guide – This is a good general finish guide, but it only deals with the finishes that Baldwin uses in it’s product line so it mostly sticks to brass and satin finishes.