Christian H. Becksvoort talks about appropriate catches for various types of cabinet doors and advises that you pick one that’s in keeping with the period, style, and function of the cabinet. He details a few fasteners and explains how to attach them and what they’re best used on. He discusses magnetic catches, touch latches, bullet catches, spinners, double-bail catches, key locks, and double door fasteners.

From Fine Woodworking #114