Single glass fibre work had perforce stopped for the weekend, I started installing the kitchen unit.
This needs to slide out the side by about a metre, but since drawer sliders that long are insanely expensive (a 600mm slider costs around R250 from a cabinet-fixture-supplier, an 800mm unit R350 but the cheapest 1m slider I could find was R1500), therefore I designed two sub-frames. On the one side, I welded a 10mm round bar to the bottom of the drawer frame, and turned up grooved rollers. These are fitted to ball bearings, and bare ball bearings are mounted above them.
On the other side I just used ball bearings both top and bottom.
The sunken-in side will have a two-burner stove mounted on top, the rest is a working surface. Under the stove there will be two drawers slideing out at right angles to the main slider. The first one is quite shallow and will be used for plates, cutlery and spices, and the one below it for mugs, glasses and a couple of wine glasses for the ladies.
A third drawer fits under the working surface, sliding out in the same direction as the kitchen slider.
These have been made and fitted, but removed again for painting.
Mag ons ons kenniskry met lekkerkry aanhoukry.