Is it really less expensive to buy dovetail drawer boxes vs. making them yourself? I m looking to keep as much money as I can for every job I do. (side material) that are prefinished solid maple/birch 1/2 or 5/8 thick. Columbia Forest Products’ Drawer Sides are coated on both sides with our UV Clear, non VOC wood finish. 5-ply veneer core. These drawer side blanks can reduce labor and material costs by eliminating the material handling and machining time associated with traditional drawer construction.
Drawer Sides: Ready-made of solid birch veneer plywood. Our solid birch veneer plywood drawer sides are ready-made, for fast drawer assembly. 5-3/8 Wide x 4 Foot Long Birch Drawer Side Item: 12245. In Stock. Our drawer sides are prefinished and have a rounded top that provides a decorative edge. Sides are 1/2 thick, 4 high slotted 1/4 to accept the drawer bottom, and 60 in length. Box Hinge, Brushed Satin Finish 1 x 5/8, Pair. 10.99. The joinery doesn’t penetrate the visible faces of the material, so chip-out isn’t an issue.
5) Purchase the stock already milled for drawers as 1/2 or 5/8 thickness. Over the last couple weeks I’ve tried twice resawing different rift red oak boards about 30 long for drawer sides and about 16 long for drawer bottoms One mistake was planning to use the same lumber for the rift red oak desk and the drawer sides and bottoms – in the future I’ll order quartersawn material for the drawer sides. Solid wood boxes come standard with 5/8 material, 1/2 upon request. PRE-FINISHED NATURAL MAPLE (matches pre-finished drawer sides) MELAMINE CORESPONDING HARDWOOD (natural grade, underside may not be same species as front). 8′ BLANKSUV CLEAR PREFINISHED VENEER COREPUREBOND 4 x 1/2 SQUARE TOP EDGE1/4 GROOVE Our UV Clear Drawer Sides might be the easiest choice you make all year. This tough topcoat resists scratches, chips and the effects of solvent wipe down while saving on the material and labor costs associated with in-house finishing. 5-ply veneer core ensures consistent thickness, resulting in quality drawers.
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It is solid material with open knots removed, small knots may be filled, color is natural but normally yields a high amount of color. Paint grade; groove, from bottom edge; Sold by linear foot. Sku, Dimensions, Available Qty, Qty, Price, Action. 4SMAPPGDS, 4H x 5/8. call for pricing. Species Birch / Poplar. Thickness 1/2 / 5/8 / 11/16. Side Material Solid / Finger-Joint. Grade From A to D. Finish Unfinished / Finished with UV Coating. Not all features compatible with all materials and drawer types. Hettich’s Quadro FAQ 7/8 extension undermount drawer slide for side mount applications. Use with 1/2 & 5/8 drawer sides. Features Silent System soft-close.