If you have ever had to remodel a kitchen, especially the cabinets, you know how expensive just the cabinet pulls can be. Any look that has an inkling of style will cost you a good amount and if you want something truly unique you can expect to pay a fortune. There is a solution! I’ll show you how to make cabinet pulls from just about anything for use on cabinets or furniture.
How To Make Cabinet Pulls
You can get super creative with what you put on your cabinets or furniture. And, how you attach the handles and knobs does not have to be traditional. All you need is something to grab onto and pull. You are only limited by your own imagination! Here are just a few ideas for you to get you inspired.
Get Rustic Using DIY Tree Branch Drawer Pulls
This end table makeover gets a unique rustic style with a branch that is easily made into a cabinet pull. You can either use straight branch pieces like this or go for something a little more curvy.
SOURCE: Blue Fox Farm
A curvy tree branch cabinet handle gets secured with wire which adds to the rustic look. Just feed the wire through the existing drawer holes or drill your own.
Make Cabinet Pulls Out Of Leather
These great looking leather cabinet pulls were inspired by an expensive version priced at $20 each. The pulls seen here were made for just $2 a piece and were simple to make with the easy to follow tutorial. The looped style is perfect for knob replacements.
SOURCE: Apartment Therapy
Here is another idea to use for inspiration. A strip of leather, with seamed edges, makes an elegant drawer pull.
How To Make Cabinet Pulls With Rope
SOURCE: CK and Nate
A rope cabinet pull with an industrial nut looks so warm, rustic and even nautical. The tips given for the installation make the project easy and stress free.
Make Rustic Cabinet Pulls Using Rocks
SOURCE: Made By Cynthia Rae
I have always been partial to the look of natural rock cabinet pulls. Whether you decide to use your own collection of natural rocks, which is very budget friendly, or decide to purchase polished river rock, either one will look outstanding.
How To Make Cabinet Knobs Out Of Concrete
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If you want the look of rock but a more uniform size, then just make your own knobs out of concrete! All you have to do is pour concrete into a form and let dry. A small muffin tin works great for making several knobs at once.
For more ideas on how to make cabinet pulls, check out these ten DIY cabinet knob ideas.