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CREATE YOUR OWN FURNITURES

BUILD A DRAWER


Strong and very easy to build with basic tools. The drawer sides are made of lining channel

assembled with mini-blocks.

Just cut a plywood the size of the drawer and screw it onto the metallic frame.
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3D Vues

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Construction steps

Cut the metallic studs

The dimensions of the drawer are given by the base plywood. Here are the lining channels dimensions. More details on how to size the studs.

Cut 4 lining channels :
  • 2 lining channels: drawer length minus 4 cm
  • 1 lining channel : drawer width minus 4 cm
  • 1 lining channel : drawer width
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Assemble the frame

inser a mini-block at each side of the lining channels and assemble the metallic frame as shown on the pictures.

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Attach the plywood base

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Position the plywood base on the frame. Adjust the frame so that the plywood is flush with the metallic frame. Secure with pliers.

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Screw the plywood into the frame.
Note: make pre-holes if necessary to hide the screw heads


Options

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Attach the face plate.

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For higher sides, simply fixed plates onto the metallic frame.


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Here we have used bottom

drawer runner mechanism

. There are different models of mechanism, some have bearing or attached to the side, etc.
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MORE RESSOURCES

Video tutorial

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