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Forum topic by leftcoaster posted 09-08-2018 08:34 PM 421 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-08-2018 08:34 PM

For a utility cart I’m going to build some drawers with oversized bottoms that ride in Dadoes in the sides of the cabinet.

It’s much more economical to build drawers this way compared to slides.

When I’ve made these just for myself I haven’t worried about pulling them out of the case unintentionally because I know they aren’t held in as drawers on slides are.

But now I find myself wanting to come up with a way to stop the drawer so that no one yanks it out accidentally. What could works?


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#1 posted 09-08-2018 09:32 PM

You don’t say what your drawer or case construction is so I’ll just trough the out to get the ball rolling.

https://youtu.be/NSRiKhCjWzA

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#2 posted 09-09-2018 03:15 AM



You don t say what your drawer or case construction is so I ll just trough the out to get the ball rolling.

https://youtu.be/NSRiKhCjWzA

- AlaskaGuy

Another Interesting Video! Thanks AG!

Rick S.

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#3 posted 09-09-2018 03:54 AM


You don t say what your drawer or case construction is so I ll just trough the out to get the ball rolling.

https://youtu.be/NSRiKhCjWzA

- AlaskaGuy

Another Interesting Video! Thanks AG!

Rick S.

- Rick S.


Did you think the #4×3/8 fat head screw was the right for that application?

-- Alaskan's for Global warming!

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