How to make a curtain rod out of dowelsMeasure the length of your window casing. You want the curtain to sit just outside the casing. Now measure 1 ft. off the window,this is where your bracket will go. Add 3 inches per side to determine rod length.
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How do you make a dowel curtain rod holder?
You can also custom make wooden curtain rod holders by using pre-cut wooden corbels. Use a hole saw to cut the notches for the dowel rod, mount the corbels onto the wall with toggle bolts, or screws if you are going into studs, and push the rod through the holes.
How much does it cost to make DIY curtain rods?
By styling wooden dowels to look like copper rods, the DIY curtain rods were so inexpensive (just $12 apiece!) that we had money left over to craft statement-making tiebacks to match. Photo: Ohoh Blog for BobVila.com Measure your window, then cut the 1-inch wooden dowel to a length at least 5 inches longer than your window is wide.
How do you drill a dowel to make a window rod?
Drill a 3/16 inch hole 3/4?deep at the center mark. Use pliers to screw one end of the dowel screw into the dowel. Repeat with the other piece. Sand and apply clear finish. The size of your windows, and how much overhang you檇 like past your window frame, will determine the length of dowel you need for the rods.
How do you Fake a curtain rod above a window?
Fake a larger window and a higher ceiling by positioning these brackets (and the DIY curtain rod) between 4 and 6 inches above the window. Hang your curtains on the rod, and place it back on its wall-mounted brackets.