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Forum topic by jtcarn posted 06-06-2016 06:10 PM 433 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jtcarn

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06-06-2016 06:10 PM

All,

I’m laying out the refacing/new doors on my base cabinets and have a question. If I use a nearly full overlay door, will it look odd to have a lazy Susan that has a full 1.5” top rail above it? Anyone ever shrink that rail to the minimum width (height) possible so it doesn’t stick out like a sore thumb?


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#1 posted 06-07-2016 03:32 AM

Hmmm… don’t get why a 1.5” rail is a problem. Is it different from your other top rails?

Can you post a pic or a sketch?

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#2 posted 06-07-2016 03:42 PM

Sorry should have been more specific. Talking about the frame rails. The drawer to the right of it and the door to the left of it will be full overlay – so you won’t really see any of the frame rail along the top line of any of the base cabs. The lazy susan has doors that rotate in, so the entire top and bottom frame rails will be exposed. just curious if that will look odd seeing an exposed frame only above/below the lazy susan.

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#3 posted 06-07-2016 05:55 PM

Picture of drawing is in order.

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#4 posted 06-07-2016 07:04 PM

The alternative would be to have overlay hinged doors that open to access the lazy susan on the inside,
not attached to the doors.

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#5 posted 06-07-2016 08:20 PM

Yep, Jbay’s reply is the way to go. No fuss, no muss. ................ Jerry (in Tucson)

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#6 posted 06-08-2016 05:38 AM

I think it would look odd to have the top of the door(s) of the lazy susan cabinet at a different height than the other doors/ drawers.

You can do as suggested above (overlay door @ susan) or lower the height of the other doors (add a little to the rail if needed).

my .02

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