Making Rosettes with a Drill Press

Logan Wittmer, assistant editor of Woodsmith Magazine, demonstrates how you can craft your own rosettes with a drill press to add character to your old home’s door casings and window frames.

Craftsmanship and details are two words that best describe old homes. Rosette blocks are decorative woodwork elements often found in older homes. These blocks take away the miter joint in the corner of windows or doors and replace them with attractive blocks. In this video, learn how you can create your very own rosettes with a drill press and a few other simple tools that every handy homeowner should have.

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