How to Assemble a Standard Drawer

Please see the video above for a demonstration.

You will need

  • 1x 40mm Screw
  • 4x 16mm Screws
  • 1x Pair of drawer front brackets
  • Hammer
  • Drill and 5mm drill bit
  • Philips screwdriver
  • Impact driver and #2 screwdriver OR #2 Square head screwdriver

Drawer Assembly

Optional step: For drawers with handles, use 5mm drill bit to drill through pilot holes.

Step 1

Push the drawer front brackets into the pre-drilled holes, making sure the adjustment screw is facing the outside of the drawer front.

Use Philips screwdriver and hammer to ‘bang’ the brackets into position.

Step 2

Slide metal drawer sides into the brackets then tighten screws to secure.

Step 3

Line up the 4 holes on the drawer base with the mounting lugs on steel sides and tap firmly into place.

Step 4

Slide drawer back into place.

Step 5

Install 16mm screws through holes at the back of the drawers sides to secure back to sides.

There should be 2 screws on each side.

Step 6

Use 40mm screw to secure base through pre-drilled hole on the bottom.

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