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Old 10-20-2013, 10:00 AM   #1
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i didn't want to jack bluebsh's thread. but i am having an issue somewhat like his.

i am setting the faces as close as can be, they line up well enough.
but, the cabinet box is way high in the back, about 1/8". how does a guy level the run of cabinets if the boxs are not flat ? i guess i could plane them flat(er)
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Old 10-20-2013, 10:24 AM   #2
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A level line should have been established on the back wall, then you measure down to find the high spot in the floor.
A new line is set level using that high point as a reference mark.
Cabinets get screwed to the back wall first then shimmed in the front to set them level.
A self leveling lazar level works great for this job.

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if i screwed them to the wall individually, idk if i even could get the faces to line up. though i did not try that.
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Easy to line them up if you use a set of clamps like this.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...lectedIndex=19
Lines them up in two directions and acts as a drill guide.
A whole lot easier to also install then as a unit, not one at a time.
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Easy to line them up if you use a set of clamps like this.
http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=...lectedIndex=19
Lines them up in two directions and acts as a drill guide.


A whole lot easier to also install then as a unit, not one at a time.
yeah, i bet it is. but i am not going to buy thosse for one job.
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