Nicky of Done up North

Tip of the week: removing vintage bolt covers easily!

Tip of the week this week is all about dealing with those nut and bolt covers - or 'Domes of Silence' (yes really!) - that you might have inside the doors and drawers of vintage furniture.

I think they've baffled most of us the first time we have encountered them and can be a bit of a battle to remove if you can't figure them out!

It's important to get all your hardware off at the start of any job though and so this is my go-to method and the tools I use for getting them off easily 

Let me know what you think and if there are any other tips you'd find useful!

Nicky x


If you want to see more of my favourite tools - none of which cost the earth! - check ot my Top Ten Essential Tools for Upcycling blog post:

If you want to learn more techniques for upcycling and more about using the tools themselves why not take a look at my Furniture Upcycling workshops?  I also do one-to-one tutorials in person and online if you'd like to learn something specific with me!

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