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Architectural Builders Supply is a national distributor of steel metal door frames; commercial metal doors; architectural flush and panel wood doors; residential flush, panel, french doors; wood frames and prehungs; and commercial door hardware, including pivots, door components, exit devices, locks, commercial washroom accessories, door closers, electric strikes, custom millwork, safes, key machines, fire extinguishers, sliding door hardware, weatherstripping and many additional products.


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A selection of trade documents – books, periodicals, etc. –
focused on technical aspects of hardware and general education

  • Builders Hardware (1890)
  • Building Construction and Superintendence (1899)
  • Taking the Mystery Out of Builders Hardware (1940)
  • Hardware Age Builders Hardware Handbook (1961)
  • Builders Hardware (1939)
  • Builders Hardware (1954)
  • Details to Which Standard Hardware Can Be Applied (1917)
  • The Education of a Consultant (1959)
  • Builders Hardware from the Ground Up (1924)
  • Locks and Builders Hardware (1904)
  • Architectural Hardware Product Catalog Part 1 and Part 2

  • DHI Door Security + Safety Magazine - 2023
    January/February, March, April, May, June/July,
    August, September, October, November/December

    DHI Full Issue Archives (2008 - 2022)
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  • 2020
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    The Best of 2020
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  • DHI Glossary of Architectural Hardware Terms
  • ABS 210 E. School Lane Plans
  • ABS IBC International Building Code
  • ABS International Building Code (IBC 2012 edition)
    Chapters 7, 10 and 11
  • ANSI 117.1 Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities
  • ANSI-BHMA A156.5-2014 American National Standard
    for Cylinders and Input Devices for Locks
  • ANSI A156.10 2017, 2011, 2005, 1999, 1991, 1985, 1979
  • ANSI-BHMA A156.18-2016 American National Standard for Materials and Finishes
  • ANSI A156.19 2019, 2013, 2007, 2002, 1990, 1984
  • ANSI A156.27 2011, 2003
  • ANSI/BHMA A156.28-2013 Recommended Practices for Mechanical Keying Systems
  • ANSI A156.30 2014
  • ANSI A156.36 2010
  • ANSI A156.41 2017
  • 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design
  • Wholesaler Master List
  • Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) IS-1A (2013)
    Architectural Flush Wood Doors
  • Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) IS-6A (2013)
    Architectural Stile and Rail Wood Doors
  • DHI 2014 Education Resource Guide
  • DHI 2017 Education Resource Guide
  • DHI 2018 August Education Resource Guide
  • DHI 2018 September Education Resource Guide
  • ICC A117.1 - 2009
  • ICC A117.1 - Summary of Significant Changes to 2017
  • About the ADA Standards
  • SDI Technical Data Series 2015
  • HMMA 840-16 Guide Specification for Receipt, Storage and Installation of
    Hollow Metal Doors and Frames
  • HMMA Technical Data Series 2018
  • LIST Council Locksmith Dictionary
  • Master Keying Text Book
  • Codes Online
  • Masterkeying Block Format Worksheet
  • Stainless Steel for Coastal and Salt Corrosion Designer Handbook
  • SDI 2018 Fact File
  • DHI Education Path Chart
  • American National Standard for Door Controls Closers 2008
  • Impressioning Manual
  • Key Blank Cross Reference
  • Keying Systems and Nomenclature
  • Assa Abloys Architects Hardware Guide
  • Percentage Calculator
  • ALOA Keynotes Article on Positional Master Keying
  • Voltage Drop Calculator
  • Pascals Triangle
  • Babcock Davis Retro Fit Kits
  • Allegion Code Reference Guide 2021
  • Coiled Springs Guide
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    Door Unit Per Plans
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    Double Wood Door and Metal Frame Unit
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    Panic 2000R Exit Device Standard-Duty
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    Door Closer Barrier Free Commercial Standard Duty
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    Standard duty non handed commercial door closer
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    3FT x 6FT8IN Architectural Solid Core Birch Wood Door RNB-SC3068
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    Our highest quality wood for commercial and residential applications
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