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Mike_D_S

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#1 posted 01-28-2018 04:59 PM

I’ll add in that even perfectly square parts can be assembled into an out of square cabinet.

First make sure you have a nice flat place to assemble the cabinets. Properly prepared, some 2×4s as a support topped with plywood and shimmed can make a flat assembly table. Screw some strips to the top at 90 degrees so you have a good reference corner.

Secondly, I inset my cabinet backs and take care to make sure the backs are square. So when I get the cabinet sides, bottom and top/stretchers put together, when I tap in the back I get additional confirmation the whole setup is square.

Mike

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