Draw out the profile as if it's sitting on a table top and you're
looking at it from the side. Based on Rockler's dimensions, it would
be mushroom shape 1" wide and 3/4" tall. Duplicate the pattern
numerous times (I'd just draw it out on my computer and print it).
Then, take a 1.5" x 1.5" square of maple 1" thick (to go with your
son's dresser, right?), and tape your pattern on two adjacent sides,
lining them up in the Z direction. Cut out the profile using a scroll
saw like it was a big thick jigsaw puzzle. After you do it in the X
direction, tape the two pieces back together, and then do the cut along
When you're done, just soften it up with some sandpaper or a file.
ABPW stands for Alt.binaries.pictures.woodworking. It is another
newsgroup that allows photos. You will need to search for that
group on your newsreader and subscribe to it. Some ISPs do not
carry binaries, so you may need to go to Google / groups / search
for the group.
Keep the whole world singing . . . .
DanG (remove the sevens)
I wouldn't. I would make do with whatever mass produced pulls I could
find from a vendor or make something myself that could be done
relatively quickly, simply and without necesitating acts of
Some seemingly simple things are just not practical to make. I also
don't make hinges, screws, nails or shaker pegs.
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