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Removing center stile

The "stile" (actually face frame, not a stile) is likely structural to the cabinet, so expect that to sag (at least) or fall apart. As noted in a comment, check for shelf supports on the ...
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Why are boards like 2x4's orientated longer-side vertical when used as braces for free-standing shelves?

"Why are 2x4 braces so often oriented with their longer-edge vertical, and is it necessary?" The stiffness is proportional to product of the width and square of the height, wh^2. so by ...
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