Cabinets, Furniture, Woodworks/Drawer rails

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I currently have kitchen drawers with a groove routed on the outside edges and the drawers slide on a plastic track stapled to the sides of the cupboard. The plastic rail is 12. Inches long  and forms a right angle on the profile like an inverted 'L' and the portion sticking out slides I the groove in the side of the drawer. The  track sticks out about 1/4 inch. Unfortunately, I broke a track and wondered if they are still made or what I could use as a substitute?

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John,

Take a look at these excellent suppliers.  You should reach out and e-mail a good photo of the part to them.

For general cabinet hardware:
http://ahturf.com/store/index.php

For a wide stock of plastic hardware:
http://www.outwatercatalogs.com/home/index.cfm

If those don't pan out, you can probably get an acceptable substitute from:
http://www.mcmaster.com/#
They have good tech help to find the right shape.

Best of luck, Steve Major

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Stephen Major (Owner--Major Design Group)

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I can answer questions regarding woodworking, cabinetmaking, architectural woodwork (interior and exterior), and the design of same. PLEASE provide photos whenever possible.

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I have 25 years experience as a professional woodworker and cabinetmaker. I have a lot of experience in the design and fabrication of casework (built-ins, bookcases, entertainment centers) as well as free-standing furnishings including beds, tables, etc.

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Author: "Architectural Woodwork - Details for Construction" published by Van Nostrand Reinhold (now Wiley).

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BS Cornell University.

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