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Installing cabinet on a wall with a hump in it

Mount the cabinet square to the room. the splashback will hide some amount of crack, basically the thickness of your tile plus half the depth of your thinset trowel teeth. If necessary trim the ...
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What type of hinge: 180 degree, but only 135 degree motion

I would take 2"x2" wood, and cut a 45 Dgr in it. Mount it on the wall. Now mount the 180 hinge on it,. It will allow for soft close.
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Can I place cabinets and plumbing on a 2 foot cantilevered section of my house for my kitchen remodel?

Yes- you can put cabinets, sink, countertop in the cantilevered section you want. I see several areas to pay attention to as you design this- Is the waste plumbing pipe for the sink going to be able ...
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Installing a 48" vanity between two walls that are 51" apart. How can I cover the 1.5" gaps on the cabinet marble top and the cabinet sides?

Because of the layout of the drain, you are probably best returning the free standing vanity and going back to a built in. You are going to spend many days trying to fix walls and deal with the drain....
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Installing a 48" vanity between two walls that are 51" apart. How can I cover the 1.5" gaps on the cabinet marble top and the cabinet sides?

I think I might try pushing the cabinet all the way to the left, leaving a gap of about 3" on the right. Then mount a towel bar all the way across, maybe 12" above the countertop or so. Then ...
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Installing a 48" vanity between two walls that are 51" apart. How can I cover the 1.5" gaps on the cabinet marble top and the cabinet sides?

This is a free standing vanity. It is not made to finish against a wall. The cabinet part does not lend itself to adding what we call "fillers" as a standard vanity cabinet would. The open ...
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Remove protective coating quickly

No one mentioned Goof Off or similar products, which got most of it off on mine. Tape did not work for me. I am currently having trouble getting the film off the edges and curved areas of the cabinet ...
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Is there hardware that lets a swinging cabinet door pull open a sliding shelf?

With a swinging door, the door needs to be open all the way before the drawer can begin to slide. Therfore, you can't use the action of opening the door to open the drawer. Unless you modify the ...
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Are stainless steel garage cabinets suitable for unheated garage?

I do woodworking in an unheated shop in the winter and rust is a real concern. It is a well-known phenomenon in the woodworking world. I'm not sure about the meteorological reason, but definitely ...
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Remove wall cabinet when screws are painted over

Any fridge magnet can find the screws if they are there. Unless it is one of those cabinets that is hung in there, with rails on the back. In that case there are no screws in the cabinet face. In this ...
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Remove wall cabinet when screws are painted over

You should be able to use a magnet to find hidden screws but it's not entirely clear what you're describing. I've seen some cabinets (like Ikea) that don't use screws inside of them but instead mount ...
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Painting cabinets -questions about primer and paint vs stain

What you have there looks like oak plywood. Stain is meant to be applied to bare wood. If the wood is already clear-coated, the stain won't be able to soak into the surface. So you'd have to sand it ...
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To glue it or Not

It's a knockdown cabinet - made to permit it to be made small again for transport or storage. If you don't care about that, glue away. I have found the ability to disassemble useful. One person can ...
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To glue it or Not

I would not glue. If glue was needed, it should have been provided with the cabinet and it's use included in the assembly instructions. Also, those dowels are meant to hold/align the pieces ...
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How do I remove this cabinet at the top of my fridge cavity?

Thank you for the countless photos. Now I see framing on the sides of the cabinet, since the cabinet is smaller than the opening. Also the screw holes are suspiciously close to the front and not in ...
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How do I remove this cabinet at the top of my fridge cavity?

knock the back panel out, saw the bottom panel in half, fold the side panels inwards. If you want to keep it intact then as they say "removal is the inverse of fittment", you'll have to ...
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