What you need


How to do it

Part 1

Step 1

Push points of 5/16-inch-wide brass nails into cardboard; those with a matte finish are best for painting. Prime, and paint with spray paint made for use on metal; let dry. Apply a second coat if necessary.

Step 2

Enlarge template to desired size. Cut out and center template on drawer; adhere to drawer with painters' tape. With a small cordless drill and a bit that is slightly smaller than the nail shank, drill holes through template. (If your bureau is made of a soft wood, such as pine, you may not need to drill.) Remove template.

Step 3

Tap nails into holes with a nylon-tipped hammer. Repeat for remaining drawers.


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