Gate Thumb Latches

Gate Thumb Latches

  • There are over 20 different thumb latches for gates in this section.
  • A thumb latch offers a handle to grip and a lever to release the gate latch all in the same mechanism.
  • Thumb latches also offer architectural styling.

Thumb Latch, Double Heart Style

Thumb Latch, Double Heart Style
  • Thumb latch matches our black iron strap hinges and dummy straps with the heart shape.
  • Made of forged iron.
  • Size is 9" tall by approx. 2-5/16" wide with a 1-1/2" projection.
  • Works on door or gate thicknesses from 7/8" to 1-3/4".
  • Surface mounted latch and strike.
  • Includes locking mechanism.
  • Handle is reversible. It can be mounted on either side of the door.
  • If you have double doors and need a dummy handle to match this latch, use our 9" Double Heart Handle (SKU 778012). It is offered for purchase during checkout.

Finishes:

  • Black Iron
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Gate Latch, Rim Type, Heart Style

Gate Latch, Rim Type, Heart Style
  • Thumb latch matches our heart strap hinges and dummy straps. Made from malleable iron.
  • Size is 11" tall and approx. 2-3/4" wide.
  • Comes with both Offset Latch for outswing doors and Straight Latch for inswing doors.
  • Front side handle is shown in photo to left.
  • Available in two models. SKU 778520 fits gate thicknesses up to 3". SKU 778013 fits gate thicknesses from 3" to 4".
  • Reversible for left or right hand opening gates.
  • Handle works for in-swing or outswing gates.
  • If you have double doors and need a non-working dummy to match this handle, our SKU 778015 is an exact match. It is offered for purchase during checkout.

Finishes:

  • Black Iron
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Gate Latch, Rim Type, Bean Style

Gate Latch, Rim Type, Bean Style
  • Unique bean style gate thumb latch matches our "bean" style strap hinges and dummy straps.
  • Size is 9.5" tall and approx. 3-3/4" wide at widest point.
  • Comes with two strikes so you can choose how you want to mount the strike (surface mounted or mortised).
  • Front side handle is shown in photo to left.
  • Will work on gates up to 4.5" thick.
  • Reversible for left or right hand opening gates.
  • Handle works for in-swinging gates only.
  • Handle is made of malleable iron.
  • Strike bar on back side of gate measures 6".
  • If you have double gates or doors and want a matching dummy handle use our SKU 778011. Click on link below to view.

Finishes:

  • Black Iron
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Thumb Latch, Double Sided Heart Style, 11 Inch

Thumb Latch, Double Sided Heart Style, 11 Inch
  • Thumb latch works with all types of gates (both right handed and left handed and in-swinging and out-swinging).
  • Made of forged iron.
  • Size is 11" tall, approximately 3-3/8" wide and projects 2-3/8".
  • Comes with a mortise strike (similiar to a door lock) Strike is shown on bottom part of photo.
  • Fits door thickness of 1-3/8" to 1-3/4".
  • Matches our heart shaped strap hinges and dummy straps.
  • Both front side handle and back side handle are identical.
  • If you have double doors and need a non-working dummy to match this handle, our SKU 778155 is an exact match. It is offered for purchase during checkout.

Finishes:

  • Black Iron
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Dummy Handle, 11 Inch

Dummy  Handle, 11 Inch
  • Dummy (non-working) handle for gates and doors.
  • Made of forged iron.
  • Size is 11" tall, approximately 3-3/8" wide and projects 2-3/8".
  • Matching wood screws are included.
  • Matches our heart shaped strap hinges and dummy straps.
  • If you need a Thumb Latchhandle to match our SKU 778154 is an exact match.

Finishes:

  • Black Iron
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Gate Thumb Latch, 8-3/4 Inch

Gate Thumb Latch, 8-3/4 Inch
  • Thumblatch for gates.
  • Size is 8-3/4" high by approx. 2-1/4" wide with 1-1/2" projection
  • For door or gate thicknesses of 7/8" to 1-3/4"
  • Surface mounted latch and strike
  • Reversible handle may be mounted on either side of door
  • Latch has a locking mechanism
  • Made of stamped steel
  • Matches our black iron strap hinges and dummy strap hinges with heart shape

Finishes:

  • Black Iron
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Gate Thumb Latch, 10.5 Inch

Gate Thumb Latch, 10.5 Inch
  • This is our most elegant and unique gate latch
  • Front plate measures 10.5" tall by 2" wide
  • Handle projection is 2-1/8"
  • Fits doors and gates up to 2-1/4" thick
  • Hardware is reversible so it will work on doors that open left or right
  • Steel base material
  • Comes complete with wood screws
  • Installs in gate by drilling a small (1/2") slightly elongated hole for thumb latch to operate
  • Latching arm (on inside side of gate) is 6.5" in length

Finishes:

  • Black Coated
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Thumb Latch for In-Swinging or Out-Swinging Gates

Thumb Latch for In-Swinging or Out-Swinging Gates
  • Thumb latch works for both swing-in and swing-out gates
  • For gate thicknesses of 1-1/2" to 3"
  • For right or left hand installations
  • Steel base material
  • Triple protected finish (zinc plate, black chromate dip and black painted)
  • Handle with thumb latch measures 10-1/2" tall
  • Latch and strike measure about 7-1/2" wide
  • Mounting screws are included
  • This is the only thumb type latch that we know of that will work for out-swinging gates. If you would like a nicer thumb latch it is possible to combine the inside latching mechanism of this latch with the outside handle of our SKU 778013. To do this you would have to order both complete latches. Click on the link below to go to our SKU 778013.

Finishes:

  • Black coated
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Thumb Latch for Gates, Ornamental

Thumb Latch for Gates, Ornamental
  • Ornamental gate latch is unique and one-of-a-kind.
  • Hardware is reversible for left or right hand opening gates.
  • Gate latch operates with thumb mechanism from front side and lever mechanism from back side.
  • Fits doors and gates up to 2" thick.
  • Hardware on front of gate measures approximately 10" x 1-5/8".
  • Latch arm on back of gate measures about 12".
  • Steel base material.

Finishes:

  • Smooth black finish
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Thumb Latch for Gates, Windsor Style

Thumb Latch for Gates, Windsor Style
  • Gate latch fits gates up to 3" thick, Windsor style.
  • Front of latch measures approximately 10" by 2".
  • Available in black or galvanized. Galvanized model is a true heavy galvanizing (not zinc chromate) suitable for use near sea coasts.
  • Gravity strike bar measures 7.5".
  • Matching wood screws are included.
  • Latch installs by drilling a 1/2" hole and elongating it vertically to about 1-1/4" with a rotary burr or round file.

Finishes:

  • Galvanized
  • Black Coated
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Gate Latch, Suffolk Style

Gate Latch, Suffolk Style
  • Gate latch is made for gates up to 3" thick, Suffolk style .
  • Front plate of latch measures 1.75" by 8".
  • Handle projects 1-7/8".
  • Available in black or galvanized. Galvanized model is a true heavy galvanizing (not typical zinc chromate) suitable for use near seacoasts.
  • Galvanized hardware is safe for use on redwood, cedar, ACQ lumber (treated lumber) and vinyl.
  • Gravity strike bar on back of gate measures 7-3/8".
  • Made from steel base material.
  • Installs by drilling a 1/2" hole and elongating it vertically to about 1.25" with a rotary burr or round file.
  • Matching wood screws are included.

Finishes:

  • Black Coated
  • Galvanized
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Solid Bronze Thumb Latch

Solid Bronze Thumb Latch
  • Solid bronze thumb latch for use in coastal areas or anywhere a rustic old world design is desired. From our "Solid Bronze Collection".
  • This thumb latch is made up of two components; a thumb latch (available in 8" or 10" and a drop bar (available with or without a knob). The thumb latch installs on the outside of the gate and the drop bar installs on the inside of the gate.
  • The drop bar with knob (SKU 850060)measures 7.5" by 3.75".
  • The drop bar without knob (SKU 850064) measures 6.5" by 4".
  • For gate thicknesses up to 2-3/4".
  • If you have a gate thickness more than the above dimensions order our Extension Kit (SKU 850044). Fits gate thickness up to 4". PLEASE NOTE; The Extension Kit (SKU 850044) will ship to you already installed in the thumb latch.
  • Wood screws are included.
  • Bronze is an old world material that does not deteriorate in coastal or other regions. The Bronze finish, however, is a "living" finish. Please read more about this by clicking on the link.
  • The use of a gate stop with this product is strongly recommended to protect the drop bar. A gate that slams in a strong wind can damage a bronze drop bar. The installation of a gate stop will protect the drop bar. Solid bronze gate stop is offered for purchase during checkout.

Finishes:

  • Solid Natural Bronze
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8" Back-to-Back Thumb Latch, Solid Bronze

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  • Solid bronze thumb latch for "Back-to-Back" gate or door installations. A "Back-to-Back" installation is one in which each thumb latch is installed exactly opposite each other, one on the inside of the gate and one on the outside of the gate.
  • Our solid bronze hardware is for use in coastal areas or anywhere a rustic old world design is desired. From our "Solid Bronze Collection".
  • This latch is made up of 3 components; an inside thumb latch, an outside thumb latch and a drop bar (latching mechanism). Each thumb latch measures 8-5/8" tall by approximately 1-7/8" wide at the widest point. The drop bar measures approximately 8" wide by 4" tall at the tallest point.
  • Sold by the Set. One Setwill latch one door.
  • There are 3 SKU's available depending on your gate thickness. SKU number 850110 fits for gate thicknesses of 1.5" to 2". SKU number 850111 for gate thicknesses of 2" to 2.5". SKU number 850112 for gate thicknesses of 2.5" to 3".
  • Wood screws are included.
  • The use of a gate stop with this product is strongly recommended to protect the drop bar. A gate that slams in a strong wind can damage a bronze drop bar. The installation of a gate stop will protect the drop bar. Gate stop is offered for purchase during checkout.
  • Bronze is an old world material that does not deteriorate in coastal or other regions. The Bronze finish, however, is a "living" finish. Please read more about this by clicking on the link.

Finishes:

  • Solid Natural Bronze
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