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Crafts Using Old Silverware

Update a simple glass butter dish by adding a bent piece of silverware. Glue to top using a good adhesive like E-6000. It's probably best to wash by hand.

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September 3, 2005

The knobs and handles for kitchen cabinets are so expensive unless you want to settle for plain old wooden knobs. Here is how my husband and I were able to have something a little fancier with lots less money.

A cabinet with a spoon as hardware.

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July 11, 2007

Take old silver fork which you can pick up a yard sales, etc. Need four prong one, bend outside prongs at an angle and separate and bend up middle to prongs.

Card Holder made from fork

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I wanted some unusual tie-backs for my curtains. So I had the idea to take two beautiful old silverplated spoons that I owned and I bent them back into a "U" shape.

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September 21, 2012

I once tried to drill through silverware and could not do it. Is there a trick to it?

By Nancy B.

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September 22, 20120 found this helpful

I have heard that you need a special type of drill bit.

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October 27, 20161 found this helpful

I use a drill press, I have made silverware jewelry and other thing from old silverware for years.

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January 26, 20180 found this helpful

We use drill bits for metal drilling....use slow speed...we use a handdrill

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March 30, 20190 found this helpful

I use a regular drill and regular bit

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January 22, 20200 found this helpful

I think you r suppose to use a titanium drill bit

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April 10, 2012

I am looking for a craft person who was at the Mount Dora fair this past March. They had a lot of lovely things, but their crosses where just beautiful and I need to reach them. Thank you in advance for any help you can give me.

By Sally

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April 11, 20120 found this helpful

Why not contact the folks that run the fair.
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Event Coordinator
Stephanie Eberhart
Phone: (352) 735-1191
Email: Stephanie AT MtDora.org

The Mount Dora Craft Fair is operated by the Visit Mount Dora, Inc.
Phone: (352) 735-1191
Email: Contact AT MtDora.org
Website: www.VisitMountDora.com

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September 13, 2020

I have inherited a large amount of fancy vintage silverware. I would like to incorporated into our daughter's wedding. Any ideas or suggestions for place cards, favors, attached poems, initials, embellishments etc.

would be appreciated. Thank you.

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May 25, 2013

How do I make flower design yard art from old flatware ?

By Diana

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March 16, 2017

Silverware can be used for all sorts of creative craft ideas. This is a page about bending silverware for crafts.

Bent Silverware Bracelet

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April 5, 2017

Pick up a decorative fork at the thriftstore or a yard sale and create this photo holder. It is simple and fun. This is a page about recycled fork photo holder.

Recycled Fork Photo Holder

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January 30, 2017

This decorative flower is made from used flatware spoons. This is a page about how to make a recycled spoon flower.

Spoon Flower - competed flower

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October 24, 2009

How do I bend silverware for drawer pulls?

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July 21, 2007

I was wondering if anyone knew how to bend silverware to use as cabinet knobs and drawer pulls? I have both forks and spoons I want to use for this.

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