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Wood reclaimed and milled from old dresser drawer faces. Don’t know what kind of wood it is, do you?
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#1 posted 05-04-2016 04:41 PM
Very nice. This is one project that I also need to take care of. I have some extra full extension slides and have been thinking about this for a long time.
#2 posted 05-04-2016 04:55 PM
Thank you. Rabbit into dado back and dado front. Glue only on drawer.
#3 posted 05-04-2016 05:59 PM
I can see the overlay face frames. What did you use as a spacer on the inside to get the slides out to the drawer, just a laminated chunk of plywood or something?
#4 posted 05-04-2016 07:19 PM
I knew the sides had to be inset the width of the whole track so I cut the face to the width of the cabinet opening leaving one sixteenth of an inch on either side. I used the rails as spacers inset my sides to the drawer accordingly plus 1/16th”. If you look at the drawer on my table saw picture you will see the complete rail mounted. I just winged it and used that as my spacing and set up my mounting rails inside the cabinet flush with the cabinet opening. It all fit perfectly. I dadoed out the front back and sides for the drawer bottom to slide in which is MDF with a white shiny side. I basically mounted the complete slides to the drawer front flush, plus that 1/16”. After that process I took the cabinet rails off the drawer mounted them inside the cabinet and then the drawer just slid right in I hope that answered your question.
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#5 posted 05-05-2016 02:05 AM
Very slick. I love ‘em!!!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
#6 posted 05-05-2016 02:46 AM
Thank you all for your compliments.
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#7 posted 05-05-2016 03:06 PM
These drawers look nice, especially considering that the wood was salvaged.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#8 posted 05-05-2016 04:33 PM
These are definitely going in my new kitchen next month! Nicely done,
-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl
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