"Ash, what I did was just draw a rough outline on the wall to get my major dimensions and I really didn't worry about the minor dimensions until I did the main components. I did stick to using stock material dimensions when facing the cabinet.…"
"As I move further in my plan to build these, another obstacle I foresee is how to make a detailed plan with cut list. This is particularly true when one is building custom pieces such as these. Of course there would be the old paper and pencil…"
"Lonno, thank you very much for the compliment! I'm glad if you're able to draw from my work for your own. It really adds to a sense of accomplishment if someone else looks at your work and decides to jump in and create something as well.…"
"Denny, Great job! You're an inspiration to the rest of us "new b's". I've been thinking about a floor to ceiling "custom built"cabinet very similar to this in my kitchen and was worried that the "bump…"
"Not sure. I you can find a picture and post it on the blog of the exact look you are looking for I am sure you'll get a lot more answers from everyone here. Without knowing the exact look you're trying to achieve, none of us will really be…"
"There are several ways to go about it. If its a small door that you are trying to build I would rabbet the frame, set the panel into it and use glue, glass bead and small finish nails and that will all depend on the thickness of the frame and the…"
"Eric, that's not Roger's 1st project (it's mine). If you check his page you'll see he's an experienced woodworker! Nevertheless he is correct. My home is 1year old and I had the exact same reservations so I know what you…"
"Eric, The only problem you may have with installing on carpet is, next to the wall there is a tack strip about 3/16" thick with nails sticking up to hold the edge of the carpet. This will cause your project to tilt forward. You will probably…"