finger plate

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push plate, finger plate, hand plate

A plate applied to the lock stile of a door to protect it against soiling and wear.
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A ZENA SAYS: You can buy this Chelsea Flower finger plate for pounds 14.57 from Door Furniture Direct ( 0151 652 3136).
Then, immediately, 1.5 mm thick finger plates were placed and allowed to rest for at least 3 h for polymerization.
All doors leading off it have distinctive architraves with carved lions head at the top corners, brass finger plates and brass handles.
The projects detailed in Section 1, "Benchwork," are: micrometer stand; finger plates; depth gauges; finger clamps; cross drilling jigs; and a filing machine.
WHAT'S SO GOOD ABOUT IT Situated on a sought-after tree-lined street, close to local shops and parks, the property offers a host of original features such as sash windows, original stained glass, fireplaces, panelled doors, stripped floorboards, original floor tiles, door handles and finger plates.
"I've seen lifestyle changes be made There are far more salads being eaten at lunch now than pizzas and chicken finger plates."