Attaching Removable False Fronts
From contributor B:
Ball catches work well also.
From contributor C:
You'll probably find a number of other options that would also work in the Hafele catalog. I don't have mine handy, but it's a dictionary sized hardcover book which is a terrific resource when you're searching for some gizmo like this. I've learned a lot about how to put things together by just paging through it.
From contributor D:
If all else fails, velcro saves the day every time
From contributor E:
I just did a false door with a set of the double roller catch with spring, which I purchased from Rockler. The door needed to be removable to access electrical wiring in my case, too. It worked out very well. It was easy to get on and off, and simple to align. And if there's no handle hardware it's hard for the kiddies to remove.
Make your opening as per usual and mount the rollers on the inside opening. Then mount the opposing side onto your drawer face.
From contributor F:
Try concealed hinges.
From contributor G:
Why not four magnetic catches?
From contributor H:
Keku clips from Hafele.
From contributor I:
Along the lines of what Adam said, I've used rare earth magnets to hold false removable panels on many times. They are powerful, long lasting and infinitely adjustable, and rare earth magnets are cheap and easy. Rockler has them with screw-on cups to hold the magnets.
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