I am making a window of white oak and have not yet decided on the
hardware: Is it good practice to use zinc coated steel with oak or
whill I have to use brass hinges for the window?
This window will sit in a cellar wall and it will become wet at times.
Given a choice, I'd use BRONZE.
Sooner or later, the zinc in the brass will leach out and what is left
disintegrates right before your eyes.
Basic reason brass is considered a no-no on a boat, especially a boat in
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