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New things to do with a mismatched assortment of dresser and doorknobs. (1) Trio of doorknobs mounted on piece of wood function as coat rack. (2) Doorknobs attached to the front of a fabric-covered cornice hold a lace swag. (3) Drawer knobs screwed into a wall shelf serve as plate holders.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Mar 1996 (v.74#3) pg. 174

Knobs unlimited. Designer knobs to dress up projects and doors are turned from laminated pieces of contrasting colored woods.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1993 (v.16#7) pg. 32

How to replace a doorknob.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #340 Jul-Aug 1993 (v.43#7) pg. 22

Wooden pulls for drawers and doors. Homemade cylindrical pulls, stile pulls and inset pulls.
FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 80

Tips on making wooden door handles and escutcheons to replace metal ones.
FINE WOODWORKING #96 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 12

Make your own decorator doorknobs and drawer pulls by embedding pebbles, plants, shells, etc. in clear Liquid Casting Plastic.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1981 (v.6#2) pg. 16

Tip: Use Allen head set-screws as replacements for worn set screws that hold old doorknobs.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1987 (v.15#3) pg. 16

A guide to doorknobs and latches from early wrought-iron styles through Victorian styles. Includes suggestions on locating salvage hardware and tips on rehabilitating old ones.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.15#6) pg. 37

Tip on reattaching the crimped metal collar that holds glass doorknobs to the spindle.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1997 (v.25#5) pg. 18

Tip: PVC pipe parts make large-size door handles.
SUNSET Feb 1987 (v.178#2) pg. 117

Two wooden handle and pull ideas for use on drawers or bifold closet doors.
SUNSET Feb 1988 (v.180#2) pg. 123