Need to make walnut drawer pulls

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Forum topic by Laughran posted 10-26-2013 09:03 PM 1999 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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10-26-2013 09:03 PM

Topic tags/keywords: drawer pulls carving refinishing

I am refinishing an old walnut dresser that is missing a few drawer pulls. What would be the best way to duplicate them besides hand carving them? Could one make them with a pantograph? Has anybody out there made anything like this? If you have what would you charge to make them?

-- David

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#1 posted 10-26-2013 09:16 PM

Sorry David, these are above my pay grade. My own thought would be a CNC.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#2 posted 10-26-2013 09:29 PM

My first thought was also a CNC, but I don’t know anyone who has one.

-- David

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#3 posted 10-26-2013 11:24 PM

If it were mine I would replace them w/ metal pulls, if you are not into carving them. Van Dyke Restorers has some wooden pulls but they are not the same as those.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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#4 posted 10-27-2013 11:40 AM

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#5 posted 10-27-2013 11:44 AM

When I refinished an old family heirloom. I ended up replacing the drawer and lock hardware with period correct repo’s from Horton Brass.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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