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DIY: Replacing Dresser Knobs

Be inspired to create a stylish dresser with the help of these easy steps


Does your drawer have loose or missing knobs? You can easily replace these knobs on your own. Be inspired to transform your old dresser into something more personal and chic with this project.

Main photo from Apartment Therapy.

Read the original article ("Weekend Furniture Re-do”) in the September 2013 issue of Real Living Magazine. Download your digital copy of Real Living on the Real Living App now! Log on to for more details.


  • Drawer knobs or pulls of your choice
  • Screwdriver
  • Wood Filler and Wood Putty
  1. Unscrew existing drawer knobs.
  2. Depending on the pulls or knobs you want to install and the existing holes on your drawers, you may have to fill in screw holes with wood filler and putty. Paint them over once done.
  3. Install new knobs.

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