Introduction

Do you have a desk drawer that just won't line up correctly? Follow the simple steps in this guide to correctly line up your drawer and make your life just a little bit easier.

The specific screwdrivers and screws used in this guide may not be the same used in other desk drawers. If you have any questions I recommend going to your local hardware store.

Image 1/2: To do this you need to push the black plastic lever up in order to disengage the drawer's hardware from the desk's hardware. Image 2/2: To do this you need to push the black plastic lever up in order to disengage the drawer's hardware from the desk's hardware.
  • Start by pulling the drawer out and detaching it from the hardware mounted to the desk.

    • To do this you need to push the black plastic lever up in order to disengage the drawer's hardware from the desk's hardware.

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Image 1/2: Using the flat head screwdriver you can push the metal down around each ball bearing in order to allow the drawer to slide back and forth. Image 2/2: Using the flat head screwdriver you can push the metal down around each ball bearing in order to allow the drawer to slide back and forth.
  • In this case the hardware on the left side of the drawer is not functioning properly due to a bent metal piece.

  • Using the flat head screwdriver you can push the metal down around each ball bearing in order to allow the drawer to slide back and forth.

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Image 1/2: Use replacement screws to properly attach the hardware to the drawer and to allow it to support the drawer's weight. Image 2/2: Take a screw from the drawer to your local hardware store for help finding matching screws.
  • The hardware attached to the drawer is also not functioning properly due to missing screws.

  • Use replacement screws to properly attach the hardware to the drawer and to allow it to support the drawer's weight.

  • Take a screw from the drawer to your local hardware store for help finding matching screws.

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Image 1/1: It can be awkward to maneuver the drawer in alone. You may need to get some help for this step.
  • After attaching the hardware slide the drawer's piece into its counterpart on the desk.

  • It can be awkward to maneuver the drawer in alone. You may need to get some help for this step.

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  • Enjoy your fully functioning drawer!

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

Dante Mazzanti

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