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Project by GrandsonOfRue posted 10-20-2012 03:42 AM 987 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Update: 11/26/12 – I added shelves to the wall. I think it worked out pretty good.

Soooo I think this is called a sideboard. I have called it a great many things. Overall I am pretty pleased with it. It has soft close drawer slides and weighs about 900lbs. The center drawers are almost 4ft. I did this because we need the storage. My home has a lot of living space but not much storage. I also wanted to make sure all those games fit because I could not stand seeing them on shelves. The top drawer has a nested drawer in it and you can see pics of it. Works pretty slick.

I think I will do a blog on the drawer slides. Being my only experience is with this brand of slides I can only speak to them.

I still am considering flocking the drawer bottoms. My next project is a shelving unit that matches the style and design of the side board and will hang on the wall above it.





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Kopac

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#1 posted 10-20-2012 04:00 AM

very nice!

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 10-20-2012 04:02 AM

Really nice work. Really big too!

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 10-20-2012 05:25 AM

This is first class ,a great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 10-20-2012 11:29 AM

If you look at most slide install directions there is a max reccomended width of drawer. To get a really wide drawer to behave use the lateral file cabinet slides. They have an upper and lower slide section with a rubber wheel between them,so it has a progressive action as it is pulled out.
Nice looking piece of furniture!

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#5 posted 10-20-2012 12:37 PM

BEAUTIFULL COMBINATION OF MODERN DESIGN AND WOOD

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 10-20-2012 01:24 PM

What is it about the projects today!? Some of the best woodworking in this country is showing up. I’m humbled by your beautiful sideboard!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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