#8 Screws for Drawer Slides

Best #8 Screws for Drawer Slides (Recycle Factory Screws!)

#8 screws that come with drawers slides are typically junk. And I’ve both experienced this and read the reviews that have dinged good drawer slides over a simple screw. What’s so special about a good #8 wood screw? Well, it needs aggressive threads, a large truss head and a well made head for driving. Otherwise, your perfect drawer adjustment will come out of alignment over normal use of the drawer. And nobody wants to install a drawer slide twice. Consider …

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Low Profile Drawer Slides

3 Best Low Profile Drawer Slides for Small Drawers

Low profile drawer slides are often used for shallow drawers or pull out shelves where the slide needs to blend in. But unfortunately, there just aren’t a lot of these types of slides on the market. So in this article we’ll review the best low profile drawer slides on the market and what will work best for your project. While there are just a few slides, the Knape & Vogt 4430 (Amazon) stands out as a high quality slide with …

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How to remove dresser drawer with center metal slide

How to Remove Dresser Drawer With Center Metal Slide in 5 Easy Steps

Removing dresser drawers seems like a simple task, right? But, you’re probably here because you can’t seem to make that drawer budge. While most side mount or roller drawers are easy to remove a center mount isn’t always easy. So how do you remove a dresser drawer with a center metal slide?  The trick to removing a struck drawer could be either force or a search for a drawer stopper you didn’t realize was there. Why would a drawer have …

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Types of Drawer Slides

DIY Guide: 7 Types of Drawer Slides (2021)

If you’ve purchased drawer slides before you likely paused at some point and asked “what type of slide do I really need”? Due to the dozens of types of drawer slides on the market choosing a slide is confusing. But to help you find what you need, in this article we’ll review each type of drawer slide on the market. And where each slide works well (and doesn’t). Types of Drawer Slides Getting started, there are five aspects of a …

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