Let me start out by saying I don't know WTH I'm doing. That being said,
I'm not stopping now.
Still building my in-wall stereo cabinet. It seems a mix between
cabinetry and carpentry. I can't quite find out how to make this thing.
I created a box, then mounted into a hole in the wall.
I dont know if I should have put a "stile" on it before I put it into
the hole, or if I should put a frame around it covering the hole and
mount the door to the frame. I just confused myself. I started
mimicking a door by undersizing the box and using shims to put it into
place. making the box edges flush with the drywall cutout. the cutout
is framed in 2x4s. But then I wanted the glass door and am not sure
what to do.
I guess I should continue down the door-style path. That means Ill
mount a frame/border around the perimeter of the box. Then Ill put a
door into the front of the box that will be flush with the frame like a
door, instead of on top of the frame like a cabinet.
But what about the 2 drawers on the bottom?? How can I have
flush-with-frame drawers? The box has a partition in it that seperates
the top part from the part that will house 2 drawers. But there is
nothing between each drawer space. if the door is within the frame,
then the drawers will have to be also. But I cant see how that will
work. Do I mount a cross piece within the box, or on the surface of the
box butting against the frame?
OMG what have I done? I have 3 books been reading over the last month
but just couldn't find anything detailing exactly what I'm doing here.
Im painting myself into a corner appearantly.
Did I mention I forgot to mount the back of the box before I put it into
the hole, and there is only 2" clearance between back of box and wall. :(
It does not have to be a pristine thing of beauty. It just has to not
bring down the things around it. Honestly, I need some tips because
none of the books I read are giving me clues as to an in-wall cabinet
"Then said I, Wisdom [is] better than strength: nevertheless the poor
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