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Fixing a suspended drawer to the underside of the kitchen worktop

Discussion in 'Your Projects' started by HarryC70, 7 Jan 2020.

  1. HarryC70

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    Hello everyone,
    I'm hoping someone is able to advise me on how to attach a drawer.
    I am hoping to make a thin drawer to suspend under the kitchen worktop. It needs to be at least 10cm wide and 30cm tall, with a depth of about 20cm.
    I can easily make the box that forms the drawer, but what brackets/ runners would I need to attach it into the worktop from underneath please?
     
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    What is the worktop? Stone/Quartz/wood?
     
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    Sorry I forgot to include that they are made from MDF.
    Do you think chipboard screws would hold the drawer? I'm not sure how heavy the drawer would be yet because its just an idea at the moment. Do you think there is a way that I can reinforce the connection of the bracket into the MDF somehow? Or do you think I should scrap the idea of suspending it from the MDF worktop and build panels on either side and attach brackets to that instead?
     
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    those screws look fine but id be tempeted to pre drill a pilot hole to ensure they bite straight away without splintering the wood
     
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