My old kitchen towel bar was looking like this…
Bit droopy! Like a few of my other things but let’s not go there right now. :/
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If you’re interested in buying a glass towel bar be warned they are hard to find. I guess most broke!
Here’s how I fixed the droop in the towel bar.
So I took it to the workshop. Grabbed a piece of leftover cedar. Cut it 3 inches longer than the glass rod. Then, I grabbed my bead edge router bit. It creates a bead or half round edge along the wood.
Then preceded to router an edge. Perfect for the dust to settle nicely along the top edge!!! Anyway I like the beaded edge:)
Then I carefully marked the centers of the glass rod on both ends. I figured I needed to be pretty exact because I don’t think the glass will give much!
Now my favorite technique to turn a new piece of wood into old aged barn wood.
Check out my book below about the barn wood technique. After hundreds of projects using steel wool and vinegar, I had to develop and expand the technique.
Above are some of the wood techniques created for the book.
The kitchen towel bar is the basic technique.
I simply screwed my old kitchen towel bar back into place.
No more drooping towel bar.
Wish it would be that easy to fix my other droopy areas!
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