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post #11 of (permalink) Old 04-19-2012, 12:18 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by GraphicGr8s View Post
Looks nice. Also no glue I can see just the screws to hold it together. I've also never really seen a stand with a toe kick. Except for the "fun" of it would it have been cheaper to just buy a kitchen/bath cabinet?
There is glue supporting everything. Holes were screwed where the screws will be placed. Then the pieces were glued together and screwed in to hold. I didn't have any clamps so the screws sort of acted like clamps.

Also, if you look at the ADA stand, there is a toe kick on it. People usually just put a piece of plywood under the stand. Without the toe kick, the door would have a hard time opening properly, especially on carpet because the door is supposed to go down all the way to the end of the stand.

I'm not sure if it would have been cheaper or not to buy a kitchen cabinet but I wanted an ADA style stand. I don't think they make kitchen cabinets looking like ADA stands..
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