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  1. Video: How To Fix Loose Screws

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    Here are three ways to repair or replace wood screws that are loose. Wood screws can work loose over time. Most often wood screws get loose because of excess stress over time or because the material they are driven into does not have the strength to hold the screws.

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  2. Video: Easy Jig for Installing Drawer

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    Learn how to install metal drawer slide hardware using the Rockler Universal Drawer Slide Jig. This woodworking jig is the ultimate aid for installing drawer slides of almost any type, including ball-bearing or epoxy-coated side-mount slides and even center-mount slides.

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  3. Video: Update Drawer Slides With Soft-Closers

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    Everybody loves the smooth action of soft-closing drawers. Self-closing epoxy drawer slides are economical, easy to install and versatile. But they do have one downside. They can be noisy when the drawer closes. Well, if you’ve ever wished for quieter-closing drawers.

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  4. Video: Tips for Driving Wood Screws

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    Learn how to prevent splitting wood and stripping screw heads. Drilling pilot holes and clearance holes makes it easier to drive wood screws and helps create a strong connection. Use a combination countersink bit to drill both a pilot hole and countersink to recess the head of the screw in the workpiece.

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  5. Choosing Cabinet Knobs And Pulls

    Dark Copper Stickley Drawer Pull

    Whether you are updating existing cabinetry or finishing off a new cabinet project, selecting knobs and pulls is your chance to add a touch of your own individual style. There are no specific rules in selecting hardware, but there are a few common practices to be aware of, and a few things to watch out for. In this article, we'll touch on the most important considerations when choosing new cabinet hardware.

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  6. Concealed Hinge Selection Guide

    Concealed Hinge Cabinet

    There are many different types of hinges available on the market, but for Kitchen, Bedroom & Office Furniture you will generally find concealed hinges used. Concealed hinges are as the name suggests, they are hidden from view so that you only see the surface of the door. If you are constructing new cabinets, Rockler strongly recommends that you choose your cabinet hinges before you begin construction.

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  7. Drilling Jigs for European Hinges

    When installing a European style hinge, drilling the hinge cup hole in the back of the cabinet door is the first and most crucial task. This sometimes puts people off. They imagine it has to be done with great precision and is therefore painstakingly difficult to achieve. They’re half right. Both the size and the placement of the hinge cup hole are extremely important to the end functioning of the hinge.

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  8. Selecting Blanket Chest Lid Supports Hardware

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    Selecting just the right hinges and other hardware to fit your newly completed blanket chest can be a daunting task. With so many options to choose from, how do you make the right choice?

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