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12-15-2009, 08:33 PM   #1
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This seems easy enough but for the life of me I cant figure it out??

Hopefully I can explain this well enough to get some answers.

I have a 20' wall and I want to hang 5 24" wide cabinets on it. How do I figure out how to space them evenly on the wall???? The cabinets will start 4" in on each side.

12-15-2009, 08:50 PM   #2
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 Originally Posted by Steven Jackson This seems easy enough but for the life of me I cant figure it out?? Hopefully I can explain this well enough to get some answers. I have a 20' wall and I want to hang 5 24" wide cabinets on it. How do I figure out how to space them evenly on the wall???? The cabinets will start 4" in on each side.
20' is 240". your workspace is -4" on either side.. 232"

the end cabinets are 2x24" = 48".. your divisible space is 184"

you have three more 24" cabinets to hang = 72".. your total walls space between cabinets is 112"

112"/4=28".. you shall have 28" between your 24" cabinets.

12-15-2009, 09:03 PM   #3
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 Originally Posted by ClemS 20' is 240". your workspace is -4" on either side.. 232" the end cabinets are 2x24" = 48".. your divisible space is 184" you have three more 24" cabinets to hang = 72".. your total walls space between cabinets is 112" 112"/4=28".. you shall have 28" between your 24" cabinets.
Ok Clems, I think I've got it.

Say I wanted to space them evenly on the wall with space on each side of every cabinet. I figured it out to be 20" in on each side and between each cabinet. Sound right?

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12-16-2009, 08:02 AM   #5
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 Originally Posted by Steven Jackson Ok Clems, I think I've got it. Say I wanted to space them evenly on the wall with space on each side of every cabinet. I figured it out to be 20" in on each side and between each cabinet. Sound right?
sounds right.. 240" overall minus 120" total cabinets = 120" wall space.

120"/6=20"

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You bet he's right.

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