Handle With Care

Make your own door and drawer pulls for a custom finishing touch on your work.

By Gary Rogowski
Pages: 36-39

From the February 2012 issue #195.
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It’s the grip that counts. A limp handshake is as bad as a poorly designed handle. OK – that’s a stretch. But there is something to a well-designed handle that invites you to explore a cabinet or drawer. Handles are usually the first thing that people touch on a cabinet or drawer, and it’s a crucial opportunity for a designer to make a good impression. Yet handles are usually the last thing made for a piece.

WEB SITE: Visit the web site for the Northwest Woodworking Studio.
ARTICLE: Read Gary’s “Jasmine Jewelry Box” article.
BLOG: Read Gary’s blog.
IN OUR STORE: “New Masters of the Wooden Box,” by Oscar P. Fitzgerald.

From the February 2012 issue #195.
Buy the issue now.