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Re: Welsh dresser
Reply #4 - Jul 7th, 2011, 8:26am
 
if you put it exact height sods law says something will move sit differently and you will catch the bracket end on the back
5mm will be fine
just remember the bracket need to point down so they are  invisible

as an aside old meccano is strong enough to do this job these being ideal
http://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://i.ebayimg.com/20/!CFT-YIgEGk~%24%28KG...
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Re: Welsh dresser
Reply #3 - Jul 6th, 2011, 10:15pm
 
Thanks so much for your replies, i really apprciate your help. I will follow Joiners instructions for joining the 2 pieces together so thats perfect.  Ank you!

big_all yours will be great for fixing to thw wall which i will do also.  Just to be sure i understand, i should fix the bracket the the wall then attach the top to the bracket, right?  Why do i put the bracket 5mm above the top of the dresser? Do i not need to attach the top of the bracket to the top of the dresser?  Or have i misunderstood?  Sorry for the extra questions, hope you dont mindand thank you?
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Re: Welsh dresser
Reply #2 - Jul 6th, 2011, 6:10pm
 
Or these... http://www.screwfix.com/p/mirror-plates-plain-electro-brass-38-x-38mm-pack-of-10...

Just screw them to the base and then with a single screw to the top.
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Re: Welsh dresser
Reply #1 - Jul 6th, 2011, 3:16pm
 
heeelllooo and welcome monkeyhouse Smiley Smiley

quite normal to be seperate

the back will be perfectly safe once loaded up unless you have a bouncy floor

i you are worried about the top falling over

a couple off these upside down on the top assuming there is a flat top or an area you can screw too
http://www.screwfix.com/p/corner-braces-zinc-plated-51-5-x-51-5-x-16-35mm-pack-o...

with the top in place mark the wall where the brackets are going
place the bracket 5mm above the pencil line so the leg coming out from the wall will clear the top slightly
make sure the other leg goes down so its covered by the unit
affix to the wall with 2 screws

the top will be around 1" from the wall assuming you have skirting stopping going back so just screw through the outer hole

if the floor is bouncy then a bit off string with 2" off slack would cause less problems
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Welsh dresser
Jul 6th, 2011, 2:20pm
 
Hi, i bought a welsh dresser and it has just been delivered but the top half and bottom half are completely separate and there is no way of attaching them together.  I asked the person who sold it to me and they said that's just the way it is but I can't use it like this as the top half is unstable.

How would I go about fixing them together? The dresser is made out of pine  (not sure if that's important, sorry I am a bit clueless about this kind of thing)

Thank you
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