finishing touches


Old 09-30-03, 05:26 AM
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finishing touches

I just finished refinishing my bedroom furniture and I wanted to do something different for the drawer pulls and handles; I wanted to bead them, with the little seed beads, only I'm not sure how to get them on and get them to stay on; Any suggestions? I bought just the cheap wood knobs and want to cover them with the seed beads somehow. Help!
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Old 09-30-03, 10:39 AM
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i'm thinking some sort of really thick glue that you could put on the handle, then roll the handle in a bowl filled a couple inches deep with the beads, covering the knob completely. let dry. you would have the beads on the outside of the glue & you would feel the texture of them.

or, if you want to completely cover the beads & leave a smoother finish, what about decoupage? or shellac? you know, that really thick, clear stuff? sorry, never done it so i don't know the specifics.

neat idea, though!
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