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Old 12-02-2020, 08:55 PM   #41
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I did my Hepvo vertical because it would not work horizontal. Can't really get any more room.

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Old 12-02-2020, 09:37 PM   #42
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I tried the HepvO. It took to much room in my layout.
You may want to get a shorter sink strainer assembly.
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Old 12-03-2020, 08:09 PM   #43
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Set the top after multiple trips trimming and adjusting the fit.
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Old 12-03-2020, 09:28 PM   #44
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It is looking great!

Every time I look in the cabinet I think I could come up with at least 20% more usable storage if it had been measured and built to closer tolerances. The wasted space on top and in front of the wheel wells is huge...in my opinion.
Plus the two little drawers in our 19 could easily be wider and longer using that dead space behind them.
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It is looking great!

Every time I look in the cabinet I think I could come up with at least 20% more usable storage if it had been measured and built to closer tolerances. The wasted space on top and in front of the wheel wells is huge...in my opinion.
Plus the two little drawers in our 19 could easily be wider and longer using that dead space behind them.
Ed something that drove me nuts too! Too much wasted space for sure ! Pat
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Old 12-03-2020, 11:35 PM   #46
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Every time I look in the cabinet I think I could come up with at least 20% more usable storage if it had been measured and built to closer tolerances. The wasted space on top and in front of the wheel wells is huge...in my opinion.

Plus the two little drawers in our 19 could easily be wider and longer using that dead space behind them.
An easy fix, go for it.

Mind you, having done so myself I can't seem to fill all that space, and when I come close the trailer weighs more. Mind you, a lot of that extra weight is from building more into the cabinetry. A Catch 22 situation.
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Old 12-04-2020, 01:30 AM   #47
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.... Mind you, a lot of that extra weight is from building more into the cabinetry. A Catch 22 situation.
Full extension drawer slides and all those drawer carcasses can add-up, can't it.

As I'm sure you know some hardware and materials / techniques can be a bit lighter than others, but that can be a Catch 22, too, if not careful about robust-ness.

Still, a fair tradeoff for much easier day-to-day access to things, even if not packed-full, IMO. I really dislike having to get on my olde hands and creaky knees to get something from the back of a lower cabinet, even if only occasionally. And fortunately our kitchens are central over the axles, so the greater weight of cabinets and, contents if inclined to jam 'em, is reasonably well distributed in the bigger picture.

Yeah, I love these drawer-centric galley mods
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Old 12-06-2020, 08:26 PM   #48
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Got the top over the oven cut out. Rounded over the the front and side face. I am thinking wormy maple with a cove at the top and decorative inlays for the back splash. The sink template is where the sink is planned to go.
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Looks awesome
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Got the top over the oven cut out. Rounded over the the front and side face. I am thinking wormy maple with a cove at the top and decorative inlays for the back splash. The sink template is where the sink is planned to go.
Looking good ! Pat
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Drawer boxes

Installed drawer boxes today. The top is ready to fasten down. All that is left to do is drawer fronts, cabinet door, and back splash.
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Installed drawer boxes today. The top is ready to fasten down. All that is left to do is drawer fronts, cabinet door, and back splash.
Looking good. Thanks for the progress update.
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Nice work.

Dovetail or box joints on the drawers? Can't tell from your photo.
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Yes, looking good and I'm appreciating the progress updates with pics

I really like your choice of drawers rather than doors for those lowest spaces, even if it means sacrificing access to every little nook and cranny around the wheel wells
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Excellent. Progressing nicely, can’t wait to see it finished.
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Dovetail or box joints on the drawers? Can't tell from your photo.
I always use through dovetails. Cut drawer parts to size cut tail boards, then cut pin. Boards. Exterior size stays the same.
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:01 AM   #58
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Yes, looking good and I'm appreciating the progress updates with pics

I really like your choice of drawers rather than doors for those lowest spaces, even if it means sacrificing access to every little nook and cranny around the wheel wells
10 seconds to remove a drawer box.
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Yes, looking good and I'm appreciating the progress updates with pics

I really like your choice of drawers rather than doors for those lowest spaces, even if it means sacrificing access to every little nook and cranny around the wheel wells
Yes I agree, getting photos is great.

The older I get the more I appreciate drawers!!
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