Installing drawer slides can be the most frustrating part of any cabinet or furniture project. And I've installed thousands of them. What makes installing slides so difficult? Well consider these issues: Fighting the 3D alignment of the drawer and slide: up/down, left/right, and in/out ...READ MORE +
Choosing the best barn door hardware can be confusing. Since this type of hardware involves lengths that might not make sense, rollers, offsets and other jargon some education is needed if it's your first time. In this article we'll walk through the best hardware available, break down what the ...READ MORE +
Almost every kitchen has 22" drawer slides moving drawers in and out. While some are basic like the epoxy slide, others have integrated push to open with soft closing technology to enhance ease of use. And I've installed thousands of them.In this article we'll review ten of the best drawer slides ...READ MORE +
Learning how to install cabinet knobs is one part cabinet knob placement and a second part having the right tools. I know this because I've installed thousands of knobs and handles on client and my own cabinets.Obviously, once the drill bit makes contact with the cabinet door or drawer there is ...
Every now and then a wide or deep drawer (or shelf) comes along that requires a heftier drawer slide. And that's when I go looking for the best heavy duty drawer slides.To complicate choices these slides need to support loads from 100-500 pounds, lock, have full extension and support travel over ...READ MORE +
If you're one of the millions of homeowners with epoxy drawer slides and want to stop your drawers from slamming then you are in the right place. With just a few bucks per drawer, basic tools, and a soft close drawer adapter like the Rok Soft Close Adapter you can be upgraded in under 3 ...READ MORE +
Chances are if you're looking for the best drawer slide jig you've installed a drawer before. Or maybe you're trying to right now and finding it's more difficult than expected.Drawer slide jigs are a lifesaver on time and installation accuracy for drawers. Because drawer slides have advanced with ...
One of the easiest upgrades to a kitchen is to add a soft close adapter for cabinet doors to prevent the doors from slamming shut. Due to the incredibly simple design of slow close adapters, or dampers in technical speak, anyone can install these on just about any hinge and cabinet type. In this ...READ MORE +
Finding the best drawer slides for kitchen cabinets is a challenge. While the standard is the easy-to-use soft close slides, there are other options if those slides don't fit your budget.Drawer slide features like soft close, self close, full extension, partial extension, side mount, under mount ...READ MORE +
After decades spent building cabinets and furniture I've installed thousands of drawer slides. From ball bearing slides, Blum under mount, epoxy, and even a few wood glides. But choosing the best soft close drawer slides, the only slide I install now, can be difficult if it's your first time. So ...READ MORE +
Soft close cabinet hinges are a must for cabinet doors to improve usability and reduce noise of banging doors. And as a professional cabinetmaker, I've stopped using the cheap hinges and settled on high quality, slam-free hinges from the start. Otherwise, you (or your customer) will be stuck with ...READ MORE +
Cabinet knob placement is a step in your kitchen installation or update that can be the perfect finishing touch or a disaster. Because holes cannot be undone without great cost care in planning and having the right tools is a must. A cabinet knob jig is a must have because ...