Drawer Slide Basics

Installing drawer slides can be a scary process, but with a few tips you'll be hanging drawers with the best of them.

Commercial metal drawer slides can help your next project have perfectly fitted drawers that glide like they're on air. Here are the tricks you need to know to install two common styles of slides. Includes photos, and step photos.

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