Making custom wood cup antique drawer pulls for your cabinets with basic woodworking tools to achieve the style you want. A wooden cup drawer pull is made of a block of hard wood that can either match or contrast your existing cabinet. On the front of the drawer curved with a backrest that sits right up against the drawer front. A shredded cup draws allows the user to grab pull to open and close the drawer. Making your own drawer is an economical way to update your cabinets with a custom look.
Place hardwood block on a work surface with a 2 by 6 inch upward. This is the drawer pull empty. Bend flexible curves ruling from the corners of 1 by 2 inch ends to the center of the opposite 6- inch edge to create a curved front for the antique drawer pulls. Trace along the basket with a pencil to transfer the basket on the blank. Cut the curve using a ribbon saw. Sand cut the edge of the blank on a counter sander. This is the leading edge of the drawer pull.
Measure and mark two inches in from each end of the drawer pull blank on the back. Sand the diverted cupped part of the drawer with a progression of medium and fine sandpaper grain until it is completely smooth. Sand with the grain. Apply a wooden finish to the antique drawer pulls and let it dry before you pull the pull.