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Front Door Knocker

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Update your front door décor while using up scrap lumber with this rustic door knocker.

by Dremel ®

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Supplies Needed For This Project

TOOL

US40 Ultra-Saw™

Model # US40

TOOL

Dremel Moto-Saw™

Model # MS20

ACCESSORY

US500-01 4” Carbide Wood Cutting Wheel

Model # US500-01

ACCESSORY

MS51 Wood & Plastic Cutting Blade

Model # MS51

Materials

  • 1

    Bosch Drill
  • 1

    Paint Stripping Wheel
  • 5

    Wood Stain
  • 1

    Paintbrush
  • 1

    Wood Glue
  • 5

    Screws
  • 1

    Door Knocker

Let's Get Started

To reduce the risk of injury user must read instruction manuals for all tools used in this project. Wear eye and respiratory protection. Use clamps to support work piece whenever practical.

STEP 1

Step 1

This is the perfect project to use up scrap lumber you’ve had leftover from previous projects! We found extra wood in our storage room, and gave the wood a weathered look using a drill with a paint stripping wheel to distress the wood. Gently run the wheel across the wood to get the affect to your liking.

STEP 2

Step 2

Using the Dremel Ultra-Saw and wood cutting wheel, cut the pieces of wood to the desired length. We based our size off of the amount of scrap wood we had to work with.

STEP 3

Step 3

Then, using the Moto-Saw, cut each of the shorter ends of the wood to make it look ragged and ridged. The Moto-Saw allows you to make tight turns to give the ridged detail seen in the image.

STEP 4

Step 4

Next, stain the wood with a paintbrush and a variety of wood stain colors to give the decoration more depth.

STEP 5

Step 5

Finally, assemble the pattern using glue to attach the wooden pieces. We used screws and a drill to attach our vintage knocker, but this application varies per knocker. Follow directions per your specific knocker.

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