Wednesday, March 2, 2011
STOP - drawer stop tutorial
I added some drawer stops to a vintage chest
I've been working on and thought I would share
You can see 3 stops are missing.
2 on the middle support and 1 on the bottom left.
This is what the originals look like.
Here you can see the out line of the
This is where you install the replacement.
If you can not see
where yours use to be, measure
of your drawer front and use that as
and mark a line.
The first thing I reach for is a wooden
stir stick for paint.
The second is my handy dandy *ANVIL CUT*.
George loves finding nifty new tools for me to try
An alternative is an olfa knife. Score both
sides and break it.
Place your new stop on the line
the old one
glue and clamp
and it's done.
This method works
to replace missing metal stops also.
Do you have drawers that need new stops?
Do you find this tutorial helpful?
Do you have your own method?
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