Heavy Duty Drawer Slides

Best Heavy Duty Drawer Slides With Locks (72-inches, 500 pounds)

Heavy duty drawer slides are classified as drawer slides with up to 1000-pounds capacity or have lengths up 72-inches. Which makes heavy duty slides useful for industrial, RV and other specialty solutions. However, they are more costly than standard cabinet and furniture drawer slides that stop at 24-inches and move 100-pounds.  Popular slides include the brand name  that support 500-pounds,  slides for RV and trailer pullouts, and  budget heavy duty slides. Standard duty drawer slides are great for furniture and cabinets. But their …

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Concealed Hinge for Cabinet Doors

Best Concealed Hinges, Hidden Hinges and Installation Tips

Concealed hinges are so popular that if you look at any new kitchen you’ll notice the hinges aren’t visible. Building a cabinet and looking for the best concealed hinge? Or, perhaps you want to upgrade/replace your existing hinges with a soft close concealed hinge? We’ll cover all types of hidden hinges in this article.

Lontan Drawer Slide SL4502S3

Lontan Drawer Slides (SL4502S3) – Product Review

Overview Rating:  4.5/5 Lontan side mount drawer slides are a high quality, dual spring soft closing drawer slide. With a built-in damper to prevent the drawer from slamming shut and smooth, quiet rails these budget-friendly drawer slides are a great pick for both new or retrofit applications. LONTAN DRAWER SLIDES (SL4502S3) LONTAN SL4502S3 Lontan drawer slides are available as both pairs or in bulk packs of two to ten pairs for larger jobs. With a standard 1/2-inch side clearance …

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Farmhouse Kitchen Hardware

7 Popular Farmhouse Cabinet Hardware Knobs and Pulls – 2022

After 15 years of the same shaker-style kitchen I’m in discussion on updating to a farmhouse kitchen. And, part of that process is finding farmhouse cabinet hardware to fit both the design and other hardware in the house. But, surprisingly, there aren’t many resources on farmhouse hardware. So, I pulled together a collection of knobs and pulls for farmhouse style kitchens.

Cabinet Door Stoppers and Bumpers for No Slamming

Cabinet Door Stoppers, Bumpers and Dampers For Quiet Doors

With properly installed cabinet door stoppers your doors will stop hitting the wall and each other. And with cabinet bumpers and aftermarket cabinet dampers your cabinet doors can be upgraded to perform as well as newly installed cabinets. In this article learn how to: Limit the range of swing for a cabinet door How to install aftermarket soft-close to your kitchen And, the best updated cabinet bumpers to finish your upgrade Cabinet Door Stoppers And How They Work Similar Product: …

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Best Cabinet Hardware Jigs and Templates

The Best Cabinet Hardware Jigs And Templates for Doors

The best cabinet hardware jigs are designed to be used for jobs of any size, are made from all metal components and are easy to use. But, for budget minded projects or one-time use, a less expensive jig with a reputation for durability and precision is what DIY’ers or occasional woodworkers will choose.  But, most importantly, the top cabinet hardware jigs will work on all styles of doors, including shaker cabinets that have a challenging inset face. So what makes …

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Best Drawer Slides for Kitchen Cabinets

How to Upgrade Drawer Slides In 5 Easy Steps (2022)

Learning how to upgrade drawer slides for kitchen cabinets and furniture is as simple as picking the right drawer slide, rear mount brackets and a jig to accurately install them. First, replacing drawer slides is a project most woodworkers can easily tackle.  But for homeowners new to the mechanics of a drawer slide its best to do a little research and understand the basics. While drawer slide upgrades are a very doable DIY project, there are a few tips and …

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Soft Close Drawer Adapter

Best Soft Close Drawer Adapters For No Slam Drawers

Stopping your drawers from slamming doesn’t always require replacing the slides. With a soft close drawer adapter and a few tips from this article you can upgrade any bottom mount drawer in minutes. And I’ve done this to a few of my own drawers. With just a few bucks per drawer, basic tools, and the Rok soft close drawer adapter (Amazon) my epoxy bottom slides closed without slamming. But best of all I didn’t have to crawl around in the drawer, …

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What Size Drawer Slides

What Size Drawer Slides Do I Need? DIY Guide (2022)

Even experienced woodworkers will sometimes pause and ask what size drawer slides do I need? While that might seem odd, drawer slides are a confusing piece of cabinet hardware as they have various mounts (side, bottom, under, top and center) and lengths vary by the type of slide. Which makes choosing drawer slides a challenge. In this article learn how drawer depth, cabinet construction, mounting location and weight capacity will all factor into your drawer slide length requirements. The general rule …

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