Step 4: Mount the Knocker to a Block

fastening the mounting block to the fake bones
Photo: Julian Wass
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Then, working from the underside of the block, drive a 1¼-inch deck screw through the wood and into the back of each vertebra. Affix the knocker to your door with removable mounting tape that you can easily peel off at the end of the season.
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    Tools List

    • drill
      Drill/driver with high-speed steel bit
    • multi-bit screwdriver
      Screwdriver
    • jigsaw
      Jigsaw or other saw for cutting the mounting block

    Shopping List

    1. 2 vertebrae casts

    2. 1 tibia cast

    3. Stainless-steel trim-head screws

    4. 1x4 scrap wood for the mounting block5. Exterior paint the color of your door

    6. 1¼-inch deck screws

    7. Removable mounting tape