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Old 01-22-2017, 10:01 PM   #1
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BLUTO: Update

What a windy day today. But hey, it was a productive day, got one half of the lower cabinetry fabricated. (Still have to build the doors) I LOVE THE SMELL OF LUMBER IN THE MORNING ..... SMELLS LIKE VICTORY !!'n
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Old 01-29-2017, 01:36 AM   #2
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Looking good. What'd you use to make the brackets for the overhead shelves?

Also, nice job on the cabinet. That's next on my list...
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Old 01-29-2017, 07:11 AM   #3
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Looking good. What'd you use to make the brackets for the overhead shelves?
Looks like he took Galvanized Steel Wall Framing Studs and made a cut every 4 inches in the edges to get that bend. Very clever. You could even put 1/8 rivets in the overlapping ears to reduce rattle.
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Looking good. What'd you use to make the brackets for the overhead shelves?

Also, nice job on the cabinet. That's next on my list...
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Old 01-30-2017, 10:17 AM   #5
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Rusty is right Goatherder. I used the lighter gauge 2x3 metal frame studs. The curved part is light gauge base track. I cut it about 2 1/2" and used #12 hex head self tappers to anchor it to the ribs. For the flat bottom part I used the heavy gauge base track. Approximately sticking out 14". A little more than standard upper cabinets, because of the curved back. I use the vertical riser to attach the face frame of the upper cabinets then attach the bottom portion of the cabinets to the base track and face frame with pocket screws. I'm rough fitting the cabinets then remove them all so I can spray paint them. Have to make sure everything fits first. PITA.
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Old 02-06-2017, 01:29 PM   #6
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Well my wife sit down to watch the Super Bowl, so I knew I could get some work done on BLUTO. (Really don't watch football anymore). Yes all the cabinets are being dry fitted first before I do the insulation. I want to know where everything is going to be for the electrical. I have a tendency to change things in midstream, so this makes it easier on myself. What started out as a Murphy bed was changed to a trundle bed. Anyway, the cabinets will all be dry fitted and then removed to paint and finish them. MORE LATER !!
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Mighty nice lookin' work there Phatman! And I get the dry fitting...I change my mind a lot.
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Thank you Tango. I appreciate the compliment.
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Got a few more upper cabinets dry fitted in
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