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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.

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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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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.
  • 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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After attaching the hardware slide the drawer's piece into its counterpart on the desk.
  • 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!
  • 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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