Ball and Ball antique reproduction builder's hardware, is accurate in every detail to original hardware, making it unique among most builders' hardware available today.
No restoration or reproduction of an 18th century house is complete without a fireplace. The fireplace was the most important area in early houses and served many uses. Necessity led to many accessories being made for the fireplace. Ball and Ball can expertly reproduce many of these items using the same methods and techniques that were used in the making of the originals. Our Fenders are custom made to the size of your fireplace. We make Andirons, Tools (Shovel, Tongs and Poker), and Tool Stands. Tool stones in marble and soap stone, Trivets, Jamb Hooks. We have made a few very special items including a copy of a Spit Jack; this is a clock type movement powered by a falling weight that turns a spit for slow cooking of large or small game.
A Luxury Ball and Repeat Ball
The following Poké Balls were introduced in . While the main four Poké Balls and the Safari Ball returned to central usage, these specialty Balls were only available at certain in the Hoenn region, and the Luxury Ball only available via completion of certain quests in the games. Generally, they can be seen to be counterparts to Generation II's Apricorn Balls, which were not available in the Generation III games, with the Nest Ball and Level Ball, Net Ball and Lure Ball, and Luxury Ball and Friend Ball being very similar in effect to each other.
These Ball variants continued to be available in , though most must be traded in from a Hoenn-based game, with only the Timer Ball and Repeat Ball available to be bought, and even then, only in . The Dive Ball's effect was altered, with it now having greater chance to catch Pokémon encountered on water rather than under it, as Hoenn-based games are the only ones where wild Pokémon can be encountered while using . In Generation IV, all but the Dive Ball are readily available to be bought, though the Dive Ball can still be obtained through use of and other special events. The Johto-based HeartGold and SoulSilver make the Timer, Repeat, and Luxury Balls hard to find once more, though the returning Apricorn Balls help to take their place. All of these Poké Balls can be purchased in Generation V. Additionally, the Timer Ball's effectiveness now increases much more quickly as the battle goes on.