Thanks guys for pointing that out and for the link to 150lb slides.
The 3D design has drawer slides. I'd already bought them so I forgot to put them in the design doc, an important omission that I've now corrected.
I bought my 75lb slides from Rockler and brought them back during a recent trip to the US so I'm going to just have to go with them for right now and make sure to not over load the large drawers. If we really need to store books in the large drawers I'll arrange to get heavy duty slides.
As for baltic birch... well, I'm in the Philippines which will limit my options, imported things are expensive due to tariffs and you don't want to ship stuff 'cause getting it through customs can be problematic, expensive or both. 3/4" marine grade is readily available. Marine grade is often used here in cabinets due to the constant high humidity.
Drawer Slider placement question.
Does it matter where the drawer slider is mounted vertically on the sides of the drawer? What I mean is, is there an advantage or disadvantage to having the slider near the bottom of the drawer or somewhere else?
Router instead of a Dado
I don't have a table saw let alone a dado blade. (And dad's work shop with both is literally on the other side of the planet) Is there any reason I couldn't just use a router to achieve the same thing? More work but still doable, right?
Last edited by gt7599a; 11-06-2019 at 08:22 PM.
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