Insert these space balls in your rail and stile grooves to center raised panels in their frames, thereby ensuring flawless frame and panel assemblies. The balls are soft enough to allow expansion and contraction, but firm enough to keep the panel from rattling. 8-10 space balls per door recommended. Synthetic rubber. 0.26" diameter.
Packs of 100.
(100) Space Ball Raised Panel Door Spacers
Something so simple, yet so practical....Posted October 7, 2012
Something so simple, yet so practical. The packaging didn't have a lot of info on spacing requirements, but I found more info at .spaceballs.com Apparently other smaller sizes are available directly if you don't mind buying them by the thousand.
These rubber balls fit perfectly in...Posted August 29, 2011
These rubber balls fit perfectly in the 1/4" groove of my raised panel doors without rolling around during assembly. Just be sure to dry fit the entire door to make sure they are not too tight. My panels do not rattle when closing the doors. I made 10 doors the first time I used these and had no problem.
Eliminates panel rattle and keeps panels...Posted August 5, 2011
Eliminates panel rattle and keeps panels centered up nice in frames. Have to make sure panels are not too tight where you compress those little space balls too much. Always use these things evry time I make doors and panels, they work great. Only thing that was off-putting was the little sticker on the bag mentioning that these little balls contain a small amount of lead. Most likely not a significant amount of lead to cause illness
They work perfectly for my kitchen...Posted June 18, 2011
They work perfectly for my kitchen and bathroom cabinet doors. I'm glad I used them. They make the doors feel solid and make my entire project look professional.
I found these too large to...Posted October 16, 2010
I found these too large to be useful. The space balls pushed out on the rails to the point that it was too difficult to assemble. If offered in different sizes then you could use the one to fit the gap inside the groove of the rail between the rail and the panel. I may just put a dab of silicon caulking in the groove to do the job.