LumberJocks

Reply by teejk

  • Advertise with us

Posted on drawer bottom thickness & do you rabbit thicker bottoms

View teejk's profile

teejk

1207 posts in 1288 days


#1 posted 666 days ago

100 lbs is a lot! I’d opt for dado over rabbet. weight will be on the drawer box as opposed to relying on glue/nails.

with that weight you only want to do it once otherwise you have to pull it all out and start over. 16”x22” will certainly “test” 1/4” anything even at half that load so I’d opt for 1/2” (I’d even think about 3/4” but then think about a snow load on a roof where 1/2 seems to be ok).


DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase