There is an endless variety of
knobs. But here are some tips
to help you
narrow down your thoughts about
Knobs and handles are used to open and close
doors, windows, and similar type objects.
If a lot of force is required to open, you
should pick hardware that is strong and allows
you to get a firm grip on it (that is why
a doorknob is larger than a cabinet handle).
Handles are better if you need to apply a
lot of pulling force since handles can be
grasped from behind.
Basically, knobs are round (sometimes spherical)
and handles are long. Knobs twist if they
must move a latch but otherwise can be fixed
liked a handle. Most handles set the grip
between the user and the door, however a
few styles are embedded in the door to provide
a flush, flat surface.
Brass, silver, aluminum, steel, and gold
are the most frequently used materials. Sometimes
handles are a combination of several materials,
such as metal parts that attach a glass,
wood, or plastic pole.
Handles and knobs are available
any style. Pick the style that
style of the item to which it
(a modern style for a modern
piece of furniture,