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Old 01-05-2010, 10:08 AM   #1
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I am installing a kitchen island. I currently have 5/16" hardwood and a 3/4 inch sub floor underneath. When I install the cabinets, do I need to cut away the hardwood so the cabinets can be secured directly to the sub floor? Or, can I simply attach the cabinetry to the hardwood and subfloor together? Thank you in advance for your responses!

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Hi and welcome to the forum.

If it were me, I'd just mount it directly.

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I second the island on the finished floor. No ill effects to concern yourself about.
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Grocery,
I normally fasten a couple of 2 x 4 cleats to the floor under the cabinet and then fasten the island cabinets to the cleats with hidden screws. Are you putting in an outlet(s)?
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is it a glue down floor or floating?
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