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Slipit© Sliding Compound

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Slipit© reduces friction on moving wood and metal parts. Use this specially formulated, silicone-free lubricant for wooden windows, doors, drawers and any other wood-on-wood application. Slipit© won't gum up or cause pieces to jam, and won't harm finished wood surfaces or skin. Applies easily with a paintbrush. Specially formulated lubricant jelly contains no petroleum distillates. It is silicone free.

(1) Pint of Slipit© sliding compound
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Brand Slip-It
Manufacturer Part Number 16447
Weight 1.0500
4.6 / 5.0
86 Reviews
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made old crusty wooden drawers operate like new. works wonders where there is wood on wood contact. or also wood on metal. or metal on metal contact.
Worked excellent... made old crusty wooden drawers operate like new
March 5, 2020
1 month ago
Woodworking Experience:
I have made some drawers that are accessable from both
sides of the kitchen island. The wood slides work great with slip-it.
February 25, 2020
2 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
slipit lube
this stuff works great at getting doors and windows to slide ope and sut easily.
February 2, 2020
1 year ago
Woodworking Experience:
Wow! I had tried several different types of lubricant for wood on wood with nothing working very well until Slipit. Quick, easy, minimal amount required. Outstanding results. Both my wife and son were very impressed by the product!
January 13, 2020
3 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Great product
Used regularly - great product for wood/wood contact
December 26, 2019
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
I have a wall counter cabinet system with about 20 drawers made totally of wood and wood slides that I made to hold many of my shop tools. Many of them have very heavy tools and hardware in them. I put “SLIPIT” on all the slides as the drawers were sticking. They now work effortlessly. Love this product.
December 12, 2019
4 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Works just as advertised. I have used it before and always had good results.
August 24, 2019
7 months ago
Worked just like advertised, we were able to open and close our table to install its leaf very easily where as before we coucld not open it at all unless our son came over to give me a hand.
July 23, 2019
9 months ago
This product worked great on an old table that I had a hard time opening to open for the extension.
May 11, 2019
11 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
Happy with product
I’ve used it for wood to wood and wood to metal contact applications and it has worked great for both. So far, it has not gummed up or hardened. I am very pleased with it. I plan to try this out on many more applications
May 4, 2019
11 months ago
Woodworking Experience:
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Why did you choose this?
Rockler Store
saw this on your website and read reviews and have an old 1934 kitchen with heavy wood drawers on center sliders (wood to wood)
J U on Mar 28, 2020
Used by a member on THIS OLD HOUSE.
mean&nasty on Feb 4, 2020
saw this on your website and read reviews and have an old 1934 kitchen with heavy wood drawers on center sliders (wood to wood)
J U on Mar 28, 2020
Works great slides so smoothly
Jeff T on Mar 28, 2020
Used by a member on THIS OLD HOUSE.
mean&nasty on Feb 4, 2020
Have been using old candles for paraffin to lubricate sliding wooden parts. This product seems like a better solution.
David O on Jan 19, 2020
to help sticky wooden drawer guides.
Snax32 on Jan 13, 2020
See if it works.
Shawn H on Dec 27, 2019
I have some "sticky" things around my house. The reviews for this product looked promising!
Robyn R on Oct 1, 2019
Have an antique roll top desk where roll top is difficult to open. I am trying slipit, hopefully it will work.
Larry T on Sep 24, 2019
Hope to help wood drawers slide better
Kevin C on Sep 17, 2019
A friend recommended it.
MICHAEL H on Sep 1, 2019
To lubricate some dresser drawers.
Larry D. J on Aug 30, 2019
Sawit on this Old House used to reduce sash friction.
Adam H on Aug 9, 2019
Have sticking wood drawers on wood frames on older furniture.
Eric P on Jul 16, 2019
The reviews looked good. Need to try on some wood drawers
Dennis N on Jun 12, 2019
Just to try on some windows
Lloyd S on May 30, 2019
have drawers that are wood on wood
larry I on May 30, 2019
Highly recommended by a professional cabinetmaker!
Linda H on May 4, 2019
Seems perfect for handmade drawers ( 1958)
Thomas R on Apr 20, 2019
John S on Apr 1, 2019
Sticking drawers in wooden chest of drawers.
Russell J on Mar 31, 2019
I was told that it is the perfect dressing for wooden guides.
HarleyMike on Mar 24, 2019
New house has many, many DIY sliding doors. All need a little help sliding.
Bob at the beach on Mar 21, 2019
I used up my last can of this fine product.
Howard C on Mar 19, 2019
My master bedroom suite has all wooden center mount drawer slides. Many are damaged after 25 yrs and some stick. I will use this compound on all drawer slides including undamaged ones, as well as other drawer components throughout my home.
Sandee L on Mar 4, 2019
Repainted drawers ... 60 year old hand made slides
Thomas R on Mar 2, 2019
use on sticking wood on wood slides
R Kevin F on Feb 23, 2019
easy to sand off and helps slide the wood through the feeder.
Edward M on Feb 20, 2019
repairing old furniture
Peter F on Feb 10, 2019
Making a jewelry armoire and the small drawers will be wood on wood sliding also have a dining buffet with small wood on wood drawers
Wanda H on Jan 29, 2019
I've never tried this before, so I'm eager to find out how well it works.
zbish on Jan 21, 2019
Restoring an old dresser and night stand
John R on Dec 20, 2018
my wife said I should buy it
Charles E Eshleman A on Dec 5, 2018
Great lubricating for all uses
Joseph L on Nov 24, 2018
To apply to wood drawers and sliding rails or machines tables where friction is not wanted.
Juggler on Nov 5, 2018
First ime to try this
Bennie D on Oct 29, 2018
I use it to have smooth sliding . I think it is better than the wax.
Ninh L on Oct 10, 2018
I chose this so that my new drawer slides will slide smoothly.
Shell on Aug 6, 2018
good reviews
Joe L on Aug 6, 2018
To make the slides move smoothly.
Jeff C on Jul 2, 2018
looked like a good product and to extend the life of the new slides
ted w on Jun 22, 2018
Wanted to try rather than wax
James B on May 19, 2018
We are a kitchen and bath business. We use it on drawer runners and a variety of other things
Delbert Z on Apr 13, 2018
Hopefully will make side wooden draw slides slide easily.
William M on Mar 28, 2018
works great
David J on Mar 27, 2018
Am building a sliding desk size book shelf with sliding tongue and groove moving parts. Hopefully this should make them move freely.
Harry W on Mar 14, 2018
Improve sliding of table saw sled.
David on Jan 5, 2018
To be sure it slides easily because it is a child’s dresser
Patty Z on Jan 2, 2018
Recommendation from a comment
John A. C on Jan 2, 2018
I am hoping this will fix some sticking drawers.
Coral K on Dec 26, 2017
my old kitchen cabnets doors are hard to slide
Kerri J on Nov 27, 2017
Works great slides so smoothly
Jeff T on Mar 28, 2020
Have been using old candles for paraffin to lubricate sliding wooden parts. This product seems like a better solution.
David O on Jan 19, 2020
How often does this need to be reapplied?
Kenneth P on Dec 9, 2017
BEST ANSWER: I used Slipit on some old plywood kitchen drawers about 2 years ago & they are still gliding with no further application. Friction depends on weight, though, and my drawers carried light loads.
I realize its for wood on wood, but Can it be used on the bearings on ball bearing slides?
Andy G on Dec 5, 2015
BEST ANSWER: Yes, it is just a lube but would recommend something like a graphite, wouldn't tend to gum up over time
Do you have a source for the two part wooden slides shown in the picture with this compound?
Thomas W on Mar 18, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Classic Wood Center Mount Drawer Slide

Rockler Item #: 24877
Have old wooden double hung windows with exposed wood edges that slide against painted wooden parting beads and stops. Would slipit work well with both the wood and painted edges? How often to reapply in very limited use windows?
James M on Apr 28, 2019
BEST ANSWER: I used the The sliding compound
In water in the toilet to have the parts of the toilet slide better it works very well for three months but it was also in water all the time
I have a very old wooden dresser,the drawers don't slide evenly open or closing how can I make them slide easier?????
Mares on Aug 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: SlipIt offers a great remedy for the problem she is describing. I apply it to both surfaces with an acid brush or something similar wipe off excess and that takes care of the problem unless the drawers are warped or somehow twisted to the point where they need to be reworked. I recommended this to a friend who had a roll top that wouldn’t glide properly. He was amazed at how easily it moved after using SlipIt.
I used this product on a drawer assembly where wood was sliding on wood. It seemed to me that the stuff never dried so I went back to using paste wax instead. Does this product actually dry on the wood surfaces?
Larry W on Apr 10, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Mine doesn't dry on wood surfaces; as a lubricant it remains in place. I generally use it on old dressers and buffets where it is wood on wood and the surface isn't exposed. It is slicker to the touch than paraffin wax which I used before slipit. I haven't gone back to paraffin because the slipit is much easier to apply and lasts much longer.
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