How to Specify a Docking Drawer Outlet

Creating functional organized spaces is as easy as 1, 2, 3. We'll walk you through the steps of how to start planning your Docking Drawer project.

Step 1

Choose a Location

Almost every Docking Drawer project starts with one of these 4 drawer box types: 

Shallow Drawer Box
Shallow
Tall Drawer Box
Tall
Narrow Drawer Box
Narrow
Vertical Drawer Box
Vertical

Identify your drawer box type to see what minimum measurements are required for your installation.

Step 2

Measure the Drawer

Drawer Box Width illustration
Drawer Box Width
(Outer Dimension)
Drawer Box Height illustration
Interior Drawer Box Height
Space Behind Drawer illustration
Space Behind the Drawer Box
Cabinet Depth illustration
Base Cabinet Depth
Step 3

Choose an Outlet

kitchen charging drawer

Shallow Drawer

Most often found in kitchens, closets, offices, side tables, entryway tables, and retail projects.

shallow drawer box width illustration
Minimum drawer box width (OD):
15" or more
shallow drawer box height illustration
Minimum interior drawer box height:
3" or more
Most Popular Outlets for Shallow Drawers:
Blade Duo outlet illustration

Blade Duo 1514-232

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Blade 1514-110

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vanity styling station

Tall Drawer

Most often found in bathroom vanities and in drawers that need above-glide mounting.

tall drawer box width illustration
Minimum drawer box width (OD):
13" or more
tall drawer box height illustration
Minimum interior drawer box height:
4" or more
Most Popular Outlets for Tall Drawers:
Blade Duo outlet illustration

Blade Duo 1514-266

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Blade outlet illustration

Blade 1514-160

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vanity styling station

Narrow Drawer

Most often found in bathroom vanities and drawers as narrow as 9” with over-glide mounting. Requires a channel to be cut in the cabinet sidewall.

narrow drawer box width illustration
Minimum drawer box width (OD):
9" or more (requires a channel to be cut in the cabinet sidewall)
narrow drawer box height illustration
Minimum interior drawer box height:
4" or more
Most Popular Outlet for Narrow Drawers:
Blade outlet illustration

Blade 1514-160

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bathroom vertical organizer

Vertical Drawer

Most often found in bathroom vanities and kitchen pull-outs. Blade Series outlets can easily be rotated for vertical installations.

vertical drawer box width illustration
Minimum drawer box width (OD):
8" or more
vertical drawer box height illustration
Minimum interior drawer box height:
13" or more
Most Popular Outlets for Vertical Drawers:
Blade outlet illustration

Blade 1514-160

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Project Planning Resources

Share these downloadable resources with your tradespeople.

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Blade Series Spec Book

Get the Specs
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Installation Manual

Get the Steps

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