We recently remodeled our kitchen, and purchased a slide in Fridigaire
stove/oven. The problem is, we had our cabinets custom made and for some
reason made the base cabinet too tall. Long story short, our countertop is
now 38 inches high, and the leveling legs don't crank up that high. I looked
online for extra log legs to no avail. Anybody know if they make these, and
if not, any suggestions. To me the obvious is to build it up with wood or
something? Anybody see any issue with this?
The manufactures for the -most part- do not make any.
Are the legs metal or plastic? If plastic, you will probably have to
use some wood shims to raise up the range. If metal, I usually take one
of the legs to local hardwars store and match up the thread count and
bolt size and purchase 4 longer carriage style bolts and make my own
longer legs. A small piece of felt glued to the carriage bolt head will
protect the floor when moving the range.
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enough to hit the back wall and short enough that
they don't extend past the front of the stove. If
the 1x4 (3/4" high) isn't enough then add another
piece of wood, plywood 1/4" or 1/2. If you need
1-1/2 height rise, then use 2x4's. Lay one on
each side of the opening, and slide the stove in.
Might want to put a piece of wood or other trim
in front to hide the gap.
38" high? Hope you folks are tall.
You might consider putting "shoes" on the existing leveling screws to extend
The "shoes" can be PVC tubing with a cap (or just the cap.) Place washers,
nuts, whatever in the cap/tube to give you the extension you need. If the
extension "wiggles" pour in some drywall compound. If you want to remove
it, you add water!
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