How To Calculate The Size Of Kitchen Drawers With Blum Tandem Slides
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Nancy Hiller is a weekly contributor to the Shop Blog.Look for her articles every Monday morning and be sure to check out her book, Making Things Work.The drawers in this bar are fitted on Blum Tandem slides.
So you've decided to mount the drawers for your project on Blum Tandem slides.What do you need to know before you start cutting out drawer parts? 1.Choose your slide model and length Note: The following instructions are for Blum Tandem 563 slides.
The drawer width requirements are slightly different from those for model 569.The slides come in 3″ increments, starting at 9″ and running up to 30″, but the most commonly used length is 21″, because it's the size that works with standard 24″-deep base cabinets.
Why not use a 24″ long slide? A standard 24″ deep cabinet won't accommodate it.The slide lengths are nominal, not actual; they refer to the depth of the drawer you'll build, not the length of the slide.
The slides themselves are a little longer than their nominal size, to accommodate the adjustment features.A few weeks ago, I shared how to install Blum Tandem Slides with two jigs in a blog post.Once you have the slides in place, here's...