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32mm question

5/14/20       
Greg Member

I am building several vanities, and built in cabinets for my house. I have built cabinets before but mounted everything individually.

The next project will be a full kitchen so I want to get the system down.

I bought a Blum Minipress for not much money and have it setup as a 7 line drill.

I am trying to figure out what setback to use on the drill so that I can use the system holes to mount hinges and slides.

The cabinets are inset face frame. I am mounting the frames flush to the sides and treating them as frameless as I read elsewhere on this forum. The doors and drawer fronts will be 25mm and the face frames will be 26mm.

I am using 563H 21" slides and Blum 152744 hinges which have 0mm mounting plates (I think) for inset doors up to 1" thick. The Woodcraft package I bought for sample hinges doesn't give the exact base plate model.

What would be the common setback on the line bore so that I can use the same holes for both?

This would be the number minus the 26mm for the FF that I would drill in the plywood prior to adding the thickness of the frames on the finished box.

I have been looking at the instructions for both hinges and slides for a day or two and haven't quite figured it out.

Thanks for any help!

Greg

5/14/20       #2: 32mm question ...
Hen Bob Member

Blum has it all in there book.

Or just trail and error like alot of us figured it out.

5/14/20       #3: 32mm question ...
pat gilbert

Google Bob Buckley or True 32

This explains it quite well

5/14/20       #4: 32mm question ...
Robb Parker  Member

Website: http://www.HeritageWoodwright.com

The 32mm system only relates to euro style cabinet construction. Once you put a FF on it it negates the system.

5/14/20       #5: 32mm question ...
Greg Member

Pat,
Thanks for the references. I have seen True32 I'll check out the other one. Reading the instructions for the hinges and slides makes it seem like I need different setbacks for each type of hardware. Someone (J7) said it's just a function of 37mm plus door/ drawer thickness which makes sense.

Robb,
The face frames are going to be mounted flush to the inside so they essentially just add panel depth.

I'll still get the benefit of using the same holes for slides, hinges and shelves which should simplify construction.

G

5/14/20       #6: 32mm question ...
rich c.

At the bottom of this page, there are guidelines for posting. I might be wrong, but you don't mention building stuff for your home is being done in a pro shop. You might take a minute to read the guidelines for posting.

5/14/20       #7: 32mm question ...
Greg Member

Rich,
Funny, I read through a lot of posts and I don't see resumes on them. Because I said "my house" does not mean it's not for profit.
G

5/15/20       #8: 32mm question ...
rich c.

You're charging your wife? LOL

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