Discussion in 'Carpenters' Talk' started by Graham Beer, Jan 19, 2014.
No chance !
You've chust wee'd on my Bonfire Heart .
Anyways, here's one more suggestion before you bring your magnets out - see that door? Ok, now look at the very bottom-right corner. Ok? Get yer drill out and fit a 3mm bit. Place the tip of that bit on the bottom rail where the door will be sliding, but keeping the bit side tight against the bottom right corner and hold the drill at 30o.
About 30mm deep. But stop before it comes out the bottom of the unit.
This hole should be near impossible to see as it's virtually covered by the corner of the actual door itself - you did hold the drill at 30o, didn't you, so the drilled hole was chust under the edge of the door?
Drop your well-chosen nail in there with chust enough sticking out to stop the door from sliding open.
Use other nails - the ones on your fingertips - to remove the nail each time.
On second thoughts, use magnets.
Hey - or a wee rubber wedge shoved in there! No drillin'!
i would avoid strong magnets near electronics
if they are strong enough to hold they may do damage especially neodinium magnets
lateral thinking here
pull both drawers forward till they are flush with the face "locking" the doors but dont open the doors with kids in the room
you could hold the top drawer forward with a removable pin at the top back acting as a stop
you could even use a popdown lock as a stop at the back much easier to disguisein use or to cover if removed
Ooooooooh - that's gooooooooood .
You'd have a finger trap in't top of drawer then, kids trying to get their fingers into that tempting gap.
I still think the very first suggestion would be best, with a bracket inside.
Mr. HandyAndy - Really
no the drawers top and bottom will be flush with the face off the unit rather than be set back around 20mm to let the doors pass so no more a pinch hazard than now
But I want one door open and the other closed, if that makes sense.
Devil, don't quite get the rubber in the corner?! Sorry.
The magnets will be in the bottom corner and hifi above. They are 1mm wide strips.
Yes, just had another look at pic, you're correct.
Mr. HandyAndy - Really
Just make a flippin' decision before this goes on to page 4
Or buy another cabinet manufactured with locking doors
Think DA means like a small rubber door wedge pushed under the runners - do they make them 'wee' for a dolls house maybe
Or get rid of the stereo and put your music onto an I pad / I pod / Generic MP3 player or such like
Or get your wallet out and get someone in
Or have a beer Graham - bet uv never heard that one before eh
Ok, with the latch could I use adhesive to stick the "rabbit hutch" lock? No magnets and locked !
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This has gotta be a wind up now.......Please come clean and admit it .......Pleeeeeeese
Why would you want to stick on this latch - metal to wood - what glue you gonna use ?
Just to help you once again, if fitted correctly, with the latch locked you don't see the screws - if that's what your worried about
Come on Graham...... You must be able to handle a manual screwdriver surely ????
They come in manual? old school
I'm trying to help Graham
One diy'er to another
It's just that Graham doesn't have a huge amount of diy skills behind him - nothing wrong with that at all
One slip with his leccie driver and he's ruined his rabbit hutch / cabinet
Safer with a manual driver I reckon plus full PPE for added safety and security, oh and a full risk assessment before work commences, and have a first aid kit on standby - Always think safety
Nothing wrong with that Dave, only bringing a bit of light humour and trying to squeeze it to 4 pages
What about using those sticky pads
No worries wiggy mate, know your having a giggle same as me
This does happen on the forum every now and again - all meant well though and as you say "light humour"
Roll on page 4..............................................
if you want one door open then a bolt to hold the open door open into the back surface off the door
I, uh, don't know if I can do this for much longer. Losing the will... Losing it completely.
Ok, I'll try and explain. Even tho' it's already been done so by Dave.
See your door? The slidy one? The one you don't want to be slidy? At least not all the time?
Well, shove a rubber wedge in it. Under the bottom-right corner. To stop it moving sideways. Like a doorstop.
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