Install Drawers Without Metal Slides

November 2018 Issue 257 Page: 32 Number of Pages: 6.00


For centuries, before metal drawer slides were a thing, woodworkers relied on wood guides to prevent drawers from tipping or binding as they were pulled out. Today, wood drawer guides still have their place, preserving a traditional look on deserving projects, and saving you the expense of ball-bearing slides. Use or adapt one of these approaches on your next set of drawers.