Computer pullout

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Project by John posted 10-09-2010 11:28 PM 1516 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was an existing cabinet with two drawers. This client wanted to add two drawers and a pullout for a laptop computer. The challenge was to design a pullout that would function properly where there was an existing counter top overhang. This was accomplished by using two platforms – one attached with BB full extension drawer slides with a wooden center mounted drawer slide on a second platform. I works smooth as silk.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#1 posted 10-11-2010 02:34 PM

Looks complicated, did you have a hard time with the fit?

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#2 posted 10-11-2010 05:07 PM

No, the fit went pretty well. With drawer slides the tolerance is -0, +1/32 or so. It wasn’t too complicated but did take a little thought. I works very smoothly – the wooden drawer slides work well.

-- John, Long Island, NY

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#3 posted 10-12-2010 10:22 PM

Cool idea. A great addon for entertainment centers also.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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