More Cabinet Tips

some general cabinet specs along with a collection of pictures and illustrations demonstrating design and installers info plus some unique tricks

General Cabinet Dimensions and Functions

Base Cabinets
are typically 34 1/2″ tall, 24″ deep and 9″ to 36″
wide (widths run in 3″ increments) …. face frame is 30″ high plus
a 4 1/2″ toe kick indentation

Wall Cabinets
are 30″ tall but may also be
available in 36″ and 42″ high. Usually 12″ deep and again,
widths in 3″ increments from 9″ to 36″ wide

Base Corner


Wall Corner


End Cabs

Tall Cabs – Wall Pantry   Oven


Wall Bridge Cabinets are used to span the
areas over appliances … usually 12″ to 24″ tall and 30 to 39″ wide
…. some lines offer 24″ deep bridge cabs for use over the refrig.

Specialty Items


about crown molding

<img ” title=”csf” src=”” alt=”corner sink front” width=”500″ height=”500″ />Corner sink front requires a cabinet or end panel on both sides.

standard oven cabinetOven Cabinets- sig-man-cof-crm-elt—By removing drawers from below, max opening height to 51 5/8″

blind base cabinet
understanding a blind base cabinet

Using a standard depth WDC to create the illusion of a Wall Corner Bump out Note: use end skins for a 15 inch deep cabinet

a way to end crown with a bump up without a bump out

Use a standard base as a sink base with a working bottom drawer…make sure you have room for the pea trap