ChatterTip of the Month January 2009

Candlewax on wooden drawers
This works! If you have any wooden drawers that are a little stiff and don’t slide easily, take the drawer(s) out and rub some candlewax along the edges of the drawer and the runners along which it slides. When I attempted to test this one out, I discovered that the drawers on my old family bureau also needed gluing, so what started as a few minutes project, ended up taking me a couple of days! But once the glue had dried and the candlewax applied, the drawers are certainly sliding a whole lot better! So now I have “Sliding Drawers!”

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