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Tip on using vinyl V-Flex Weatherstrip as drawer glides.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Nov-Dec 1988 (v.4#5) pg. 11

All about drawers. Part 1. Housing and mounting the drawer. Drawer hanging options for four basic carcase types.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #22 Sep-Oct 1991 pg. 38

Wooden drawer slides. Shop-built, full-extension hardware suitable for the finest drawers.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #63 Dec 1997 pg. 54

Tip on using strips of plastic laminate to prevent wear on wooden drawer runners.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #91 Dec 2001 pg. 21

Tips on three ways to install a drawer. (1) Using simple wood cleats, (2) Rollers that attach to the back and front of the drawer, and (3) Side-mounted metal slides.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Feb 1977 (v.55#2) pg. 170

Tip on using self-adhesive vinyl wall-corner edging to make drawers slide easier.
BOATING WORLD #127 Mar 1997 pg. 96

Drawer slide construction. Three different types of drawer slides which you can make from wood.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1988 (v.11#9) pg. 12

Let it slide. Simple steps to drawers that actually open. Three ways to improve the performance of troublesome drawers.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1997 (v.20#8) pg. 26

How to make cabinet drawers and shelves roll easily using 3/4" furniture ball casters and 1" rollers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #124 Feb 1971 (v.21#2) pg. 52

Installing replacement full-extension slides on kitchen drawers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #353 Nov-Dec 1994 (v.44#10) pg. 32

Tip on using vinyl corner molding to make wood drawers in wood frames slide easier.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #357 Apr 1995 (v.45#4) pg. 26

How to replace a broken drawer slide.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #360 Jul-Aug 1995 (v.45#7) pg. 50

Replacing old worn-out drawer slides with the modern ball-bearing type.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #400 Jul-Aug 1999 (v.49#7) pg. 44

European cabinet hardware. A look at cup hinges and drawer slides.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 69

How to make your own drawer glides from wood and marbles.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 4

Jig for cutting housings for sliding dovetails in drawer construction. Uses a router to make the cuts.
FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 8

Tip: Use thin PVC plastic weatherseal to reduce friction and wear between a drawer and the drawer rail.
FINE WOODWORKING #79 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 16

Drawers on wheels. Advice on selecting and installing drawer-slide hardware.
FINE WOODWORKING #110 Jan-Feb 1995 pg. 64
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #112 May-Jun 1995 pg. 8

Using a combination square as a quick alignment jig when installing side-mounted drawer slides.
FINE WOODWORKING #115 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 18

All-wood extension drawer slides. Telescoping dovetails support a fully opened drawer.
FINE WOODWORKING #117 Mar-Apr 1996 pg. 56

Make smooth-running drawer glides from strips of wood and plastic laminate.
FINE WOODWORKING #123 Mar-Apr 1997 pg. 28

A guide to drawer hardware for improving existing drawers and for new projects.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 47

Tip: Use buttons to replace missing nylon tabs (glides) upon which drawers slide.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1983 (v.8#3) pg. 32

Tip on fixing built-in pantry drawers so they glide easily again using V-channel weatherstrip.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1998 (v.26#1) pg. 18

Storage cabinet utilizes drawer bottoms sliding in dado joints as easy-to-make drawer slides.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1972 (v.201#5) pg. 147

How to work with hardware that travels. A review of what is available in sliding-door hardware, slides for drawers and shelves, special slides for clothes, TV slides, and a look at special purpose hinges and flap stays.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1978 (v.212#5) pg. 132

How to make smooth sliding drawers.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #52 Jan 1990 (v.9#4) pg. 32

Installing side-mount metal drawer slides.
WOOD MAGAZINE #80 Aug 1995 (v.12#5) pg. 93

Simple, inexpensive slide system for drawers.
WOOD MAGAZINE #108 Oct 1998 (v.15#6) pg. 22

Tip on using clear-plastic outside-corner protector strips as low-friction drawer glides.
WOOD MAGAZINE #123 Apr 2000 (v.17#3) pg. 34

Tip on installing drawer slide hardware before assemblying a case.
WOOD MAGAZINE #137 Nov 2001 (v.18#8) pg. 39

Drawer guides. How to make T-bar guides for wooden drawers.
WOODSMITH #18 Nov 1981 pg. 22

Adjusting drawer runners for uniform spacing and smooth operation.
WOODSMITH #85 Feb 1993 (v.15) pg. 16

Fitting a drawer which rides on simple wood glides.
WOODSMITH #97 Feb 1995 (v.17) pg. 16

Wood drawer guides. How to make smooth operating slides for both side-mounted and bottom-supported drawers. Also shows ideas for drawer stops and catches.
WOODSMITH #102 Dec 1995 (v.17) pg. 26, 29

Tip on routing a stopped groove (dado) in the sides of a drawer for use with wooden drawer slides.
WOODSMITH #102 Dec 1995 (v.17) pg. 29

Tip suggests using metal thumb tacks as drawer glides.
WOODSMITH #106 Aug 1996 (v.18) pg. 4

Shop-built drawer guide uses ball bearings (caged in a routed slot) to support the drawer.
WOODWORK #33 Jun 1995 pg. 12

Speed dovetailing method can shorten the time spent on cutting tails for a set of hand-dovetailed drawer slides from hours to minutes.
WOODWORKER Oct 1995 (v.99#10) pg. 73

Tip on placement of drawer slides on tall drawers to prevent side-to-side racking.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1994 (v.18#2) pg. 10

Tip on making drawer glides from strips of plastic laminate.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1995 (v.19#2) pg. 12

Tip on using vinyl mini-blind slats as low-friction runners for drawers.
WORKBENCH #252 Mar-Apr 1999 (v.55#2) pg. 22

Shop-built full-extension drawer slides are constructed of wood.
WORKBENCH #255 Sep-Oct 1999 (v.55#5) pg. 60