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Re: OT return to cabinetry


(As usual, I'm behind on messages, sorry!) I have a little training in face-frame cabinetry. The center panel in a cabinet door is supposed to "float" to allow for the wood's expansion and contraction. What makes it stay in place is a half a handfull of little rubber balls about the size of peas. Sounds like your cabinet supplier sent you a cabinet front that didn't have the rubber balls in it, leaving the panel too loose.

I hope the wood glue solution works okay. Do you keep a more or less constant level of humidity in your home? That would help.

----- Original Message ----- From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: "Agardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, September 02, 2004 10:40 PM
Subject: [CHAT] return to cabinetry

To those of you who may recall my saga of the new kitchen last

I opened the door to the broom closet the other day and it fell off in my
hand. The hinged side border was still attached to the cabinet, but the
center panel slid right out of the border piece. No glue. I did manage to
put it back together myself with some carpenter's glue, but geez, what a


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