Short Railroad Spike Knob


These are wonderful clear-coated knob handles designed from antique railroad spikes. These high carbon steel nails were originally made for the Southern Pacific Railroad in the late 1800s (circa 1880s) for the steam train tracks. A very unusual usage that makes the perfect gift for a Railroadiana collector or old train enthusiast, these are rustic and primitive antiques that look great in a hunting lodge, farm cabin, stable, garden, etc.

These are our "original" sealed finish, with all of the weathered iron patina intact, and they are perfect for antique dresser restoration, reclaimed lumber projects, and other rustic applications where the irregular hammer marks and beautiful patina will enhance the primitive charm of the decor.

Knobs are individually hand-crafted by our metal artist right here in Southern Oregon, so some variation occurs, with a 1.25" - 1.5" projection and a 1.25" screw (.25" across) - perfect for 1/2 inch to 3/4 inch wood. Can be used for 1" wood without the washer. Around 1.5" tall, and each weighing about 5 ounces with hardware. Double coated with a clear coat of enamel for extra protection of the natural antique patina and weather resistance. Hardware is included- pre-installed mounting post, washer, and nut, as pictured.


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