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Welsh dresser

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sweetpea5 Wed 06-Jul-11 14:34:50

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.

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

noddyholder Wed 06-Jul-11 14:53:48

The top bit can be fixed to the wall

sweetpea5 Wed 06-Jul-11 14:58:35

Ok thanks - how does it get fixed to the wall, just hammer nails through it into the wall?

sweetpea5 Wed 06-Jul-11 15:12:50

Sorry if I am being really dumb here blush

TheregoesBod Wed 06-Jul-11 15:52:04

You need to screw it to the wall. Can you see any little predrilled holes it for screws to go through? If not, then I would drill two (discrete as possible) holes, then put a pencil through each to mark the wall behind. Then drill into the wall, insert rawlplug and then screw through.

walesblackbird Wed 06-Jul-11 15:53:51

Never bothered screwing mine to the wall. The top half was so heavy anyway that it never moved.

sweetpea5 Wed 06-Jul-11 22:21:57

Thanks theregoesbod - there arent any holes, we havea drill though so will do what you said. Really appreciate your help!

Walesblackbird - mine tips when i try to open the doors of the top cupboard unfortunately - if i could avoid any kind of diy stuff i would blush

sweetpea5 Wed 06-Jul-11 22:22:26

Aargh blush

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