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Offline ear3

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Table extension slide recommendations?
« on: February 24, 2020, 04:21 PM »
I've taken on a commission to build a large extending dining room table -- and after initially saying that they had the hardware situation under control, and that I would just have to install the model they selected, the designers are now not quite as certain whether the slides they were recommending are going to work with a table as heavy as we are constructing.

So I'm wondering if anyone might have recommendations for heavy-duty table extension slides?  They have to be super robust and have a 36" capacity, which is the maximum size of the inserts that will be going in.

Thanks
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Offline Wooden Skye

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Re: Table extension slide recommendations?
« Reply #1 on: February 24, 2020, 06:36 PM »
I'm not sure of any hardware specifically, but King Post Timberworks on YT recently did a large table that needed to be extended and built slides himself.  May be worth a look.
Bryan

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Offline Rob Lee

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Re: Table extension slide recommendations?
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2020, 07:41 AM »
Hi -

We have a couple of slides that might fit your need....

These German ones:
German slides

Or these Heavy duty full extension slides, which you might be able to integrate into your design:

https://www.leevalley.com/en-us/shop/hardware/slides/side-mount/50505-extra-heavy-duty-slides

Cheers -

Rob