Cabinet Specifications

Cabinet Specifications Q. Dowels used to join frames and panels shall be fluted hardwood not less than 8 mm in diameter. Dowels shall be spaced at a maximum of 64mm on center. R. Shelf support clips shall be “seismic” twin pin type for mounting on interior of cabinet work. Clips shall be corrosion resistant and shall retain shelves from accidental removal. Shelves in all cabinets are adjustable on 32mm centers. Single pin support clips and surface mounted metal support strips and clips are not acceptable. S. Base molding and stainless-steel corner clips shall be provided by others. T. Upright rods, cross rods and ring support rods, where specified, shall be aluminum (1/2” or 3/4” dia., as required). Rod sockets shall be aluminum, secured through table tops with lock nut and washer. Rod clamps shall be heavy duty, designed to securely hold rod assembly in any position. Use of wood rod assemblies will not be accepted. U. Label holders, where shown or called for, shall be stainless steel, brad-attached type with satin finish and designed for 2” x 1” cards. V. Number plates, where shown or called for, shall be brass brad-attached type with satin finish and indented black lettering. W. Sink supports, where required, shall be of a cradle type consisting of two 1-1/2” x 3/4” horizontal cleats and adjustable leveling bolts or glides. The horizontal cleats shall be supported by two 1/8” x 1-1/2” angle irons attached to the cabinet end panels. 2.03 CONSTRUCTION A. Open-leg Tables: Legs shall be Red Oak hardwood construction, 2-1/4” square with 1/4” radius on all corners. Legs shall be secured to the apron frame by a heavy-duty corner bolt and a 13-gauge steel corner brace. Corner braces shall be locked into apron rails by accurately located grooves and shall be securely fastened with screws. All apron rails shall be 13/16” thick solid Red Oak. Top shall be attached using zinc coated screws through pocket holes in the apron. Leg stretchers, where required, shall be 7/8” x 2-1/2”, secured with a 4” long through-bolt. B. Base Cabinets shall consist of the following minimum construction: 1. Joinery must meet AWI Premium Grade requirements and these specifications. 2. End panels shall be multiple doweled and glued to top frame members, intermediate rails, and bottoms. Dowel spacing shall be a maximum of 64mm on center. 3. Cabinet bottoms shall be multiple doweled and glued to end panels. Dowel spacing shall be a maximum of 64mm on center. 4. Toe space shall be 4” high and fully enclosed. Toe space shall be attached with a minimum of 4 dowels and shall also be mechanically fastened to each end panel with screw fasteners. 5. Edging shall be provided on the front edges of ends, tops, bottoms, and shelves, and on all four edges of door and drawer fronts. 6. Cabinet top shall be composed of a single full sub-top composed of 3/4” veneer core plywood that has been doweled and glued to all end panels. A cutout in the top shall be provided in order to provide for ease of installation and leveling of tops. 7. Intermediate rails (3/4” x 2-1/2” hardwood per parts definition) shall be multiple doweled and glued to end panels at the front of the cabinet between drawers and between drawers and doors. 8. Screw strips (3/4” by 4” veneer core hardwood plywood) shall be located at the top and bottom behind the cabinet back and multiple doweled to the cabinet ends. 9. Hardboard cabinet backs shall be fully captured and dadoed into end panels and bottoms, with full perimeter gluing around the rear of the back. Where a removable back is indicated, it shall be an additional piece applied to cover an opening that is added to the fully captured back. (Backs are to meet the visual requirement of cabinet parts.) 10. Shelves shall be 3/4” thick in cabinets up to 36” wide, 1” thick in all cabinets over 36” wide. (Front edges of shelves are to meet the visual requirement of cabinet parts.)

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