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I have an antique glass door knob I am trying to remove. I have removed the screw at the base of the door knob and have tried to unscrew the door knob. It is stuck. I have tried spraying WD40 to loosen it up, but that didn't work. Don't care if I have to break the door knob. It is being replaced. Any help would be great. Thank you./

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It is definitely a threaded connection. The threaded rod (spindle) looks something like this:

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Now that the set screw is out, lean on it (especially if you don’t care if it breaks).

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  • Seems a shame to break an antique glass door knob. Some antique dealer might be able to sell it to someone who wants it. – Jim Stewart Jul 15 '18 at 0:27
  • @JimStewart That reminds me, either knob can be removed. OP may want to try the other knob too. – Lee Sam Jul 15 '18 at 0:37

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