Put the drawer back in place and you will be good to go! This will also work on kitchen cabinet drawers, old doors that stick and wellpretty much anything old that sticks and needs a little coat of wax to help it slide. Truly antique furniture has this issue because the pieces don’t have the kind of drawer guides that are used today. Most of the time it’s wood on wood. However, most often, it’s a simple fix to take a rough drawer and get it to slide very smoothly. Wax paper is most commonly associated with food preparation, but it’s coated in paraffin, so it will leave a thin layer of wax on wood. It works best if you fold it in half a few times before using it, otherwise it’s too easy to tear. Applying The Paste Wax To Wooden Drawers. After sanding the wooden drawers with the sanding blocks , I applied a small amount of the paste wax on a paper towel (because it’s disposable and easy) and then applied it to the drawers and slides. I used long even strokes. No need to buff the wax after it’s dried. It should be dried within a few minutes. Slide your drawers back in place. It can be frustrating to have to daily tug and jimmy to get into your dresser drawer. Vulnerable to changes in humidity, wear and tear, and misalignment, wooden dresser drawers require occasional upkeep. Simple procedures will take the aggravation out from drawer pulling. For a more permanent fix, apply nylon drawer slide tape to the parts that come in contact with each other. You’ll find self-adhesive nylon tape (about $12.00 for a 1/2-in. x 10-ft. piece) at woodworking stores. .
Wooden drawer slides, on the other hand, are the most and best-recommended types of sliding for use in drawers. This preference is mostly because wooden slides are inexpensive, durable and are less mental to make and fix. .