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Antique Doorknobs: How to Reuse Vintage Doorknobs

Whistle Stop Antiques store owner Dee Richardson offers three tips for reusing beautiful vintage knobs.
By Natural Home Staff
May/June 2010
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Collect vintage doorknobs to accent different areas of your home with eclectic decor.
Photography By Barbara Bourne
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We found the antique doorknobs on our May/June 2010 cover at Whistle Stop Antiques in Santa Rosa, California, the oldest antique collective in Sonoma County. Partner Dee Richardson offers these ideas for reusing beautiful vintage knobs.

1. Mount on a piece of wood for a unique coat hanger.

2. Fill a glass bowl for an interesting centerpiece.

3. Use as curtain rod finials, on bed posts or to fasten lampshades.








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