How To Install Blum Tandem Slides With 2 Jigs
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Blum Tandem slides are a fabulous innovation for built-in cabinetry with drawers and pantry pull-outs.They're smooth, silent, invisible and they come with a little person inside who pulls the drawer shut for you.
(OK, not really, but there might as well be someone in there considering how well they shut themselves.) As with most innovative hardware, there's a range of accessories you can buy to ease installation.
When I first started using Blum Tandem slides, I bought both of the jigs available at the time: one for drilling the hole at the back of the drawer, the other for the front corners, where the locking devices fit.
Before long the locking device design had gone through not one, but two phases of improvement; as a result, one of the jig's holes has become obsolete.I no longer use it.Each passing year seems to bring new jigs to market, among the latest the 'MINIFIX,' which holds the slide square to the cabinet face while you scr*w it in place.
I've come up with my own system, which works well and allows for some variations in slide installation depending on whether the drawer faces are inset, half overlay or full overlay.The first is a...