Euro Cabinet door back space gap

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Forum topic by Melanie posted 01-21-2013 11:03 AM 901 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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#1 posted 01-21-2013 07:59 PM

I think we need more info !

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#2 posted 01-22-2013 03:43 AM


I’ve done many thousand euro cabinets over the years. I typically set bumpers on the non-hinge side of the door, then adjust the hinges to make the gap even across the door looking down from the top.

Hope this helps,



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#3 posted 02-08-2013 09:38 AM

Thanks Handi. This is my first euro job. The day I posted this I had been studying about the hinges. With all the +/-’s I found it rather confusing what the norm might be. I get what you are saying but at the time I was unsure of what I should allow for. I need a definite because I have 3 inside corner cabinets to calculate widths for. ie: The bumper depth has to be figured in to accommodate the second door & get the reveal that I want which is a full overlay. I gather I need a 170 degree + a corner hinge. Never had to think of this with face frame. Ugh.
Being that the corner has 2 doors I wanted to put bumpers on both doors which would then change the OL on one of them.

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#4 posted 02-10-2013 06:26 PM

Sounds like the cabinets are too close together at the corner. You should probably have a filler piece in the corner that will allow a 90°+ swing without interfering with the adjacent door.

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#5 posted 02-11-2013 10:17 AM

Ron, It is 1 cabinet that is pie cut. Thank you but it is all figured out. I will post photos when I am done. Thanks again.

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