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Search for "Lift up" hinges. These will let you lift up a section of desk to reveal something underneath, but won't let you click in the desk to lift it up. For that, you'll want push latches. I'm not quite sure how well those will work in combination. As a fallback, consider some kind of recessed handle. (There's a bunch of options out there.)


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Push up on the pointy thing and pull on the drawer. see details here


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To hold it up there are cupboard door stays used in motorhomes/caravans (RVs etc.). Here (eBay) are some I've used. They're just a spring in a tube, and aren't all that string, but should do this job. They're often used together with push latches. If it's very heavy, look for small gas struts (a smaller version of those used in car boots/trunks). You'll ...


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You could use anti-friction tape. The other thing you could consider is sheet metal. You could get 20g sheet metal and use that to make cross bridging. It might be rigid and thin enough to help support the bottom. Another idea would be to split the interior drawer into two sections and use the drawer divider to pull up the bottom (either splitting the ...


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As you turn the screw to unscrew it, press on the "point" of the screw to counter the force on the screwdriver trying to push the screw back into the drawer runner. That should allow it to unscrew.


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You push the black tab in to towards the side of the drawer. Then lift up the front edge, making sure the black tab fits through the slot. Once the black tab is clear, you can pull the drawer out a tiny bit to unhook the hook towards the back.


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There are purpose-built products out there that are designed to do this. Hard to show an example without it coming across as a recommendation, but you may want to explore something like this: Table Top Fitting, Swing Up, Tavoflex To stress, this is merely an example and not a product recommendation. For my money, I think I'd save myself the frustration of ...


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I've had this happen before. Like the commenter mentioned, it's due to one of two things: The cabinet is not level with the floor causing the whole cabinet to lean forward. The tracks for the draw are not level, causing the drawer to tilt forward. Just get a level and test the drawer and the track.


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Some table leg brackets and screws should be all you need, besides the rails which makes no difference in this concept. Using table leg brackets will allow you to fasten and sandwich the pieces of wood material nicely with minimal unintentional industrial look. :P 4 Table leg brackets per drawer Place one bracket on top of each corner of the plywood and ...


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The major home centers, Lowes, Home Depot, etc can typically order items such as this custom made. If the cabinet was originally a "stock" size cabinet from such a place, it should be easy to get a replacement. You may or may not be able to find a match to the finish, though. I would hesitate to spend a lot on a really good replacement as a merely adequate ...


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That looks sort of like a web frame, although only the front rail. A web frame supports the drawer, provides a place to mount the drawer runners, can frame a dust cover, and stiffens the cabinet. From the picture, this looks like it's only there for the last function.


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Metal corner braces will work to some degree, but will be hideous. I recently rebuilt one in my home that had been repaired that way. You'll see them every time you open the drawer, along with the torn-out face of the panels. I would cut a new board (solid wood, plywood, particle board) exactly the size of the inner dimensions of the drawer, and mount it ...


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No idea how "handy" you are or have the skills or tools available but there is a trick you could try. You could reshape the drawer body to be a parallelogram, and offset the sliders so the drawer pulls out to an angle. When closed it would look normal. Obviously you would need to draw that up to match your angles appropriately. Getting past the handle on ...


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I think you have two options here. Either you repair that hole by filling it with epoxy resin or another suitable filler. After that you may have to drill it again to make sure it has the right diameter and position. Or you drill a bigger hole and use an insert nut (see wikipedia). Then you also have to replace the special scew depicted by a suitable ...


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PVC sheets may be a great option. You can use a thicker one that will hold it's shape better or a thin one that can be rolled up. Here is one of many suppliers just to give an example. Personally, I'm a frugal and more about problem solving than how it looks and would probably use cardboard. I'd either use a bigger box from home delivery items or hunt down ...


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Nice idea. How about making a tilt-top cubby at the back of the desk? Cut the top across the width of the speakers (perhaps two compartments., for stereo, leaving the center as flat space even when open). Hinge the back of the top to the back edge of the desk. Mount speakers under that flap (or flaps). Use either a drop-down support rod or springs to hold ...


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you probably need something with greater rigidity than the MDF. eg plywood and also mount it higher,


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My experience is that Ikea does not sell replacements for this part. Nor could I order the part from them. I have tried replacing it with other slides and the other one broke too.


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MALM drawers soft close available now in IKEA as an ad-on. Easy to install and very efficient. Part No. MARKHUS Soft closing device 604.265.71 https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/products/storage-furniture/chest-of-drawers/markhus-soft-closing-device-art-60426571/ https://www.ikea.com/gb/en/images/products/markhus-soft-closing-device__0677782_pe719070_s4.jpg


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Just figured it out. For cheaper drawers, there is a single screw on the inside of the drawer. Remove that screw from both sides to detach the drawer from the metal sliders on each side.


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Your tracks are not level. What you need to do is take the drawers out and then unscrew the back of the track where it attaches to the wall. Then you need to move it down so it is just a little bit unlevel (make sure the track slants down away from you!).


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I have this happening at a rental unit, and it just started happening at my own house in my kitchen that we remodeled a few years ago. I talked to my cabinet maker and he said there is a little rubber bushing on each drawer slide that keeps it closed. Over time, the rubber cracks and the bushing falls out, so there's nothing keeping the drawer closed. ...


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It would help if you can identify the manufacturer. Frequently the manufacturer will have some sort of marking on the side of the drawer boxes. Pull out some of the drawers and see if you find anything indicating who built them. It's also common for manufacturers to leave a label somewhere in the sink base cabinet. Look on the door or inside the cabinet to ...


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I'm having the same problem with the PB Bedford desk. I called the furniture dept. and they said on the drawer slides there's a lever and to push up on the one on the left and down on the one on the right and then pull the drawer out. The drawer slides in your pic look just like mine, so maybe this will work. I didn't have any luck, but it seems like a 2-...


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I've just succeeded in opening an overfilled kitchen drawer! The drawer was almost completely closed and was so accurately fitted that a thin metal ruler wouldn't slide in. I tried a piece of card; also too thick. I then used a very thin filing cabinet 'hanger' after removing the metal pieces. This, to my amazement, slid in and was wide enough to go right ...


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We believe this is a 3620, a pocket and bayonet slide. For those type of drawer slides you have to move the drawer away from the locking tab, then lift the bayonet out of the cabinet pocket. Below is an image so you have a visual reference.


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There are anti tip mechanisms in steelcase desk drawers. 1.)Open center drawer all the way open. Looking under center drawer, far back on right & left edge are metal square shapes sticking up -try lifting its insert up (like a guillotine blade). How it works is when drawer closed a pin goes through this and slides freely, if tipped the guillotine drops ...


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The IKEA Maximera drawers are a special order version of Blum's Tandembox antaro line. Blum's name is stamped on the drawer slides. They appear to be almost identical. There are a couple videos on YouTube, where people show that they have removed the soft closer on other types of IKEA drawers (not SEKTION) , and used the IKEA push to open unit mounted to ...


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