How To Carve Drawer Pulls By Hand
How to carve drawer pulls by hand is post about Projects bookmarked by ruben with ID 116880740 was uploaded on 10-03-2019 and has been viewed 162,347 times.
There comes a time in every project with doors and drawers called 'pull-gatory,' when the struggle of sticking something onto the front of the beautiful piece you've just made grinds progress to a halt.
I've been there a few times, and I'm there now with a little wall cabinet that I'm in the process of finishing.Time to think about drawer pulls.When I get to this point, I try any number of things (brass, square pegs, finger holes), but most often, I go back to the books.
Having gone to The Krenov School (formerly College of the Redwoods), the books I most often turn to are those by the old man, James Krenov.Krenov made a lifetime of building cabinets, with all manner of doors and drawers; those books are a good source for pull perusing.
So today, I went through the paces of carving a new pair of pulls from some beautiful lilac wood (Syringa vulgaris) that I picked up from an arborist back in Maine.I hold onto small scraps of beautiful wood for exactly this purpose - I have a little box labeled 'pull wood.
' And while I went through the motions, I figured I'd share a little step-by-step of...