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Forum topic by farimir posted 1444 days ago 740 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1444 days ago

Hi

Has anyone mounted Blum undermount drawer runners to a solid wood case? I need some advice on how to attach these to a solid wood case without constricting wood movement. I know one can probably drill out the holes on the Blum runner itself to make it elongated, but I do not want to do that if not absolutely necessary. Any other ideas?


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#1 posted 1444 days ago

Attach the slides to a piece of wood that has elongated holes in it. Then attach the piece of wood to the inside of the case through the elongated holes.

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#2 posted 1444 days ago

rhett

Thanks for the suggestion, but wouldn’t that take up a lot of space and make the drawer narrow? I even thought of maybe using a dodo with a sliding piece of wood in it onto which I attach the runner, but all this seems to be too complicated. There must be a simpler solution.

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#3 posted 1444 days ago

I really dont think there would be enough movment to worry about, but if you want to you can use the rear mount brackets, they are slotted , would provide plenty of movement room. me personally do not like rear mount brackets, but they do work.

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#4 posted 1444 days ago

jussdandy

I will have a look at the rear mounting ones. I also suspect that it might be ok to just screw them to the sides as the screws will allow some movement, but I do not have experience with this so I am not sure.

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