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Old 08-07-2010, 02:44 PM   #16
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Well, I got it in just now. I had to do a little hack, and whoever takes this cabinet off 15 years from now, might go "What the?"



I chopped out a piece of the drywall to the side, and snaked the wire around to the back of the box. Kind of a hack, but it'll work!

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Old 08-07-2010, 02:58 PM   #17
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I see it coming out of a hole to the right of the hole I made. Not sure why they mounted the box to the left like that. Probably put the hole in the back panel and said, "oops, I missed" and stuck the box on the outside. Who knows.
You're probably correct. They probably marked the stud position on the rear of the cabinet so they could cut it from the rear without damaging the nice front surface, and then cut out the wrong side of their mark. This put the cutout on the wrong side of the stud.
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Looks good
The next person who renovates will blame you
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Old 08-07-2010, 07:26 PM   #20
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Good work, it turned out nice.

If you replace that receptacle and cover plate with a clock receptacle, you'll get another inch or so of clearance for the microwave.
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Good work, it turned out nice.

If you replace that receptacle and cover plate with a clock receptacle, you'll get another inch or so of clearance for the microwave.
Good Idea!
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Good work, it turned out nice.

If you replace that receptacle and cover plate with a clock receptacle, you'll get another inch or so of clearance for the microwave.
Good call- I think I'll do that. That would allow us an additional inch or two for a microwave.
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