A recent thread asked about attaching drawer fronts to the drawers. I just
did four of them this morning.
In my case, I'm making a four drawer unit for under the workbench. I made
the drawers, put them in place with full slides and then made simple flat
fronts for them. I drilled the holes for the handles, then I put the fronts
in place by stacking them with spacers between them to assure proper
alignment. The handles are about 3/4" wide, on either side of the bolt
holes on the drawer front. To lock them into position, I just put a brad in
the spot that will be covered by the handle. After that, some screws from
This won't work with other types of handles with no flange, but it made my
life very easy today.