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Cabinet plans - feedback and help

Posted by Kitchenin2013 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 31, 13 at 20:05

We need to approve the cabinet plans with our GC soon. I'm attaching the cabinet maker's drawings, with my notes, and an elevation drawing from the architect for reference. There's a new wall of cabinets that's still be drawn now (not shown), and will include a 36" wide pantry and two 24" wide bases for entertaining/alcohol. The pantry will hold all the food supplies so those aren't reflected in the planning of storage.

The cabinets will be flush inset in white with white melamine interiors. Just a couple of questions:
1) are there any known issues with melamine interiors vs. plywood?
2) I tried to plan for what I have now, do I have too many narrow drawers?
3) any visible issues?


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Elevation drawing of the kitchen. The pantry cabinet on the right is being enlarged and moved to a different wall (not shown).


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Hola,
1. looking nice.
2. can you post a (normal) layout w/ measurements etc?
hard to read w/ just these sketches.
3. only thing I've noticed so far is that you have a lot of 4stack drawers. don't want to be limited to a lot of shallow drawers/you're sure of what will go into them?
4. instead of 2 corner susans, how about one as a blind corner, so you don't have to bend down to get stuff.
5. just an idea w/ your sink/window wall: add sconces in between the windows? have windows come down to the countertop? (I have matching marble window sills).
see mine as example:

just thoughts,
good luck,
Amanda


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I agree to have some 3 drawer stacks for things like pots, pans, casseroles, etc.


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