Sleek-looking Recessed Pulls
Clean, sleek, and contemporary, Brian Hubel's recessed pulls can work almost anywhere.
Synopsis: Clean, sleek, and contemporary, Brian Hubel’s recessed pulls can work almost anywhere. The recess can be almost any shape, and can go partway or all the way through. They can be shaped or sculpted, horizontal or vertical, centered or skewed to the side. Regardless, they all begin with a template and finish with a router.
Early in my career, after finishing off a piece of furniture with store-bought pulls, I felt something was missing. Pulls can be a powerful design element, and I realized the hardware was a lost opportunity to design and create something unique and more fitting to the piece.
As my furniture style developed, I came up with this recessed pull design, which is clean and sleek to my eye, and adds a contemporary feel. With their low profile, these pulls are particularly useful for sliding doors or interior drawers, but they can work almost…