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01-12-2018 02:15 PM

Caulking Cabinet Doors before Painting - 8 replies

Hi Everyone, Built some kitchen cabinet doors (poplar frames with MDF center). Going to paint them. Was thinking about caulking the center panel for a cleaner look. I’ve done this before on a night stand, but that was just a few doors, not 30+. Is this a horrible idea? I’ve read people saying yes and no, not sure if thatR...

12-31-2017 02:29 PM

Aluminum extrusion source - cabinet door pull - 7 replies

I’m planning to build new garage storage cabinets. Making them outnof 3/4” veneer plywood. Looking for a source for 8ft aluminum extrusion door pulls and shelf stiffness, for a decent price. Best price I’ve found is $37 plus shipping for 8ft. Example:https://www.houzz.com/product/5798614-hafele-79201060-aluminum-finger...

12-26-2017 06:02 PM

What thickness wood for 31" drawer box - 23 replies

Hi Everyone For holding pots/pans under the stove I’m building 2 pull out drawers boxes. 31”w by 23” d by 4” h Will I be fine with 1/2” sides and 1/4” bottom or should I do 3/4” sides and 1/2” bottom Or something else? Thank for the help!

12-26-2017 03:30 PM

What size spacers for pull out pantry drawer? - 7 replies

Hi Everyone, I have a pantry cabinet with a single door, 1/2” overlay on all sides. Buying Blum blumotion soft close hinges 110 degree. With 3mm plate. What size spacers do I need to use on the one side of the sliders to clear the door, since I won’t have zero clearance hinges? (Making new drawer boxes based on the spacers)....

12-22-2017 09:54 PM

Kitchen drawer boxes (plywood) what joint to use? - 27 replies

I’m replacing some 30 year old drawer boxes. About 15 or them. Have 1/2” plywood (maple venner). Tried doing half blind dovetails, even used sacraficial backer when cutting, but the pins kept falling apart. Guess the plywood has air pockets or some other issue. Should I just miter then glue and put 2 18g brads in each corner...


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