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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.
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.
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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I once tried to drill through silverware and could not do it. Is there a trick to it?
By Nancy B.
I have heard that you need a special type of drill bit.
I use a drill press, I have made silverware jewelry and other thing from old silverware for years.
We use drill bits for metal drilling....use slow speed...we use a handdrill
I use a regular drill and regular bit
I think you r suppose to use a titanium drill bit
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.
Why not contact the folks that run the fair.
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
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.
How do I make flower design yard art from old flatware ?
Silverware can be used for all sorts of creative craft ideas. This is a page about bending silverware for crafts.
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.
This decorative flower is made from used flatware spoons. This is a page about how to make a recycled spoon flower.
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How do I bend silverware for drawer pulls?
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.