The following content is syndicated from Woodworker’s Journal.
Functional hardware today is ever more responsive, as swinging doors are joined by sliding, lift (flap opening upward) and tambour. Touch-to-open and dampened closing slides are gaining ground, too, accompanied by motorized assists. Heavy-duty drawer slides support the weightiest loads — even on very wide bottomed drawers.
Häfele Slido hardware relies on a track placed atop the cabinet, from which the doors hang. The system can be motorized. Another sliding door hardware line, Frontino, allows doors to pass over each other. Häfele will show its sliding door hardware at KBIS 2014. (800) 423-3531, Hafele.com/us.
Accuride’s 115RC Linear Track System uses 47 in. or 94 in. aluminum tracks with recirculating ball carriages to carry drawer weights up to 265 lbs, depending on how many carriages are employed. Tracks can be trimmed to size or coupled for longer runs. (562) 903-0200, Accuride.com.
The Ferrari Anyway-Clip hinge system allows the hinge to clip in from any angle, rather than
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