Tips For Drawer Runners And Kickers
Tips for drawer runners and kickers is article about Clamping And Gluing bookmarked by kyle with ID 12861455494 was uploaded on 06-01-2019 and has been viewed 294,459 times.
Q: Recently I built one of Christian Becksvoort's Shaker tables ('Shaker Classic, 2 Ways,' FWW #210).Unfortunately, when I clamped on the drawer runners and kickers, they slid around in the glue a bit and now they don't line up parallel to one another.
How do I avoid that in the future? Ben Danielson, Eureka, CA A: It's important to get those pieces lined up.If they're out of whack in one direction, you'll end up with a drawer pocket that isn't square, and it will be very tough to get the drawer to fit and work properly.
Next time, line up the kickers and runners using a spacer block and use clipped brads to keep the parts in place when you glue them in.Here's how.Start by tapping a couple of thin brads into the apron where the kickers and runners will attach, and then use a pair…...