My cabinets are assembled with a variety of joinery techniques, face
screwing, pocket screwing and cookies, whatever each situation called for or
allowed. The lower shelf that this face frame attaches to will be seen on
both sides, so I was not able to use pocket screws to attach it like I did
on the hidden sides. I used a couple of #20 biscuits in the plywood case to
face frame to attach the face frame. In most kitchens the face frame would
just have been nailed on, but nails are better left for carpentry, not,
ahem, fine cabinetry. Since this is a corner cabinet, I had to have a way of
clamping the face frame square at the front, but to a triangle on the back.
I took some scrap melamine (is that redundant?) and cut a 90º wedge out of
it and a two holes for the ends of the clamps. It worked very well. I have
three cabinets like this in the kitchen, so this jig it will be used a few
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