Drawer Glides - How to Add to Existing Furniture


Old 02-10-08, 11:51 AM
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Drawer Glides - How to Add to Existing Furniture

My wife has a free standing jewlery armoire. The drawers in front do not have any kind of glides on them, so they have a tendency of pulling out completely.

I would like to add glides to these drawers, but don't have a clue on where to start.

I have some experience with wood working and I can usually pick up on something once I understand the concept, so any ideas, thoughts, & suggestions are welcome.

Many thanks!
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Old 02-11-08, 04:13 AM
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Directions usually come with most glides, but you need something to anchor them to, which may need to be added to existing cabinets. Since all cabinets are different, you will have to decide that. Often, the slides can be anchored to the front sile/rail framing and the back of the cabinets.
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