How to Make a Monogrammed Wood Doormat

Greet guests in style with a handmade monogrammed wood doormat.
monogrammed wood doormat placed next to brown leather shoes

Monogrammed Wood Doormat

Make a stylish, monogrammed wood doormat using wood dowels, rope and a lettered stencil.

From: Danmade

Materials and Tools:

(14) 36” x 1”  square wood dowels
1/4” drill bit
detail paintbrush
stencil letter
tape measure
satin clear polyurethane spray paint
oak wood stain
gold paint
3/16” clothesline rope

Drill Holes

Measure and mark all of the 1-inch square wood dowels at 4” on each end. Using a 1/4-inch drill bit, drill a hole through the wood on all 4” marks.

Apply Stain

Apply oak wood stain to all of the dowels using a paintbrush. Wipe excess stain with a rag.

Dan Faires applying oak stain to wood dowels

Apply Stain

Apply oak wood stain to dowels using a paintbrush.

From: Danmade

Tie Rope

Cut two pieces of 3/16” clothesline rope at six feet. Tie a knot on one end of each piece of rope. Slide each rope through each of the two pre-drilled holes of one wood dowel. Tie a knot in each rope as tight and close as possible to the dowel. Repeat for the remaining 14 dowels. Cut any excess rope after you tie the last knot.

Stencil Monogram

Place a lettered stencil organically on the lower right third of the mat, and trace using a pencil. Using a detail paintbrush, paint inside of the pencil marks with gold paint. Let paint dry overnight.

Apply Protective Coating

Spray the entire mat with satin clear polyurethane.

Dan Faires spraying wood doormat with clear polyurethane

Apply Polyurethane

Spray entire doormat with satin clear polyurethane.

From: Danmade

stylish monogrammed wood doormat

Monogrammed Wood Doormat

Make a stylish, monogrammed wood doormat using wood dowels, rope and a lettered stencil.

From: Danmade

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