Replacing Chippendale Drawer Pulls: A Brief Guide

Chippendale drawer pulls can get tarnished over the years. The weathered look can give some dressers an authentic, vintage look, but the Chippendale drawer pulls can also be a real eye-sore. To restore an old dresser you might want to replace the Chippendale drawer pulls. Fortunately, replacing Chippendale drawer pulls is easier than you might think. Furthermore, you can likely …

How to Lubricate Wood Drawer Slides

A drawer that slides out when you apply only a bit of force can be annoying. Fortunately, lubricating wood drawer slides is relatively simple. In short, to lubricate wood drawer slides rub paraffin, a bar of soap, or a candle along the track that the drawer slides on. Make sure to run the lubricant over the areas of friction a …

How to Use Vodka to Remove Odor From Wood Furniture

Vodka is one of the most popular hard alcohols. However, it can be used for purposes other than drinking.  Vodka happens to be a powerful way to remove strong odors. Because it’s a great sterilizer, it can kill many mold spores and bacteria that may be causing a piece of furniture to have a musty smell. Given that it’s completely …

How to Open a Stuck Dresser Drawer

Stuck dresser drawers can make a piece of furniture practically useless. If you have tried to pull out a dresser drawer only to find that it’s completely stuck, there are a few possible reasons why. Understanding why your wood drawer is stuck in the first place is the first step to breaking it free. Once you know, then you can …

8 Ways to Make Dresser Drawers Slide Easier

Dresser drawers that are hard to open can make them a minor annoyance or a real issue.  Typically, wood drawers have a hard time gliding because the wood has changed its shape slightly. This can often happen when the seasons change. In the summer, when there is more humidity in the air, wood can absorb the moisture and expand. The …

7 Best Materials to Line Dresser Drawers

Lining dresser drawers can serve a few purposes. It can make the insides of drawers look beautiful, and can also help protect drawers from wear and tear. The question is what to line dresser drawers with. Ultimately, there are a few common types of materials that you can use to line the insides of your drawers. In this post, we …