Full extension drawers

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Blog series by yuridichesky updated 02-18-2014 03:15 PM 2 parts 6543 reads 14 comments total

Part 1: Prototype

01-18-2014 09:28 AM by yuridichesky | 8 comments »

Guys and gals, I need your advise. I’m cooking my underbench chest of drawers to store some tools. And I’m dreaming about full extension drawers. Here’s what I’m up to so far: half-wooden shop-made full extension slides. Two aluminum extrusion profiles and wooden runner: The extrusions are cut in flash into carcase wall and drawer: I think whole idea is more or less clear, anyway see some pictures of drawer in action. Fully closed: ...

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Part 2: Cowardly backing out to industrial hardware

02-18-2014 03:15 PM by yuridichesky | 6 comments »

The title says it all, no shop-made slides but soul-less metal ball-rolling ones instead: Earlier I wrote that I didn’t find any of them around, it turned out I just looked in wrong places. In fact I undertook another attempt to make full-extension slides from aluminum extrusions and wooden runners (some different design), and it helped me to realize that it’s just too much ado to cut, drill, and file aluminum. Doing all this with wood is a pleasure for me, messing ...

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