How to fix wall cupboards that don't go back to the wall?

20 Nov 2009
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I've boxed in my boiler by using a flat pack tall larder unit, the unit can't go right back against the wall as the boiler is too deep, but it's securely screwed to the side wall so is not going anywhere. My problem is this, the gap between the side of this unit and the other wall is 1220, I want to fit wall units to be flush with the larder unit. I've rearranged the kitchen and have two 600 wall units, how can I fix them. I though of putting 20mm battens on the wall and attaching the first unit to that and then somehow bolting the other between this cupboard and the larder unit. Am I totally mad? Is there another way of doing it. The worktop runs at right angles to this wall so should I put a 'leg' down from the end of the first cupboard to take some of the weight.
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how far do you need to bring the cabs forward?
About 12cm. The middle cupboard will be over the fridge/freezer as that needs ventilation, I wondered about making that cupboard only about 20cm deep and just use it for small light packets.
Then I would fix a 12mm batten to the wall top and bottom, and screw your cabinet fixings through that.
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oh yes :oops:

then build a box frame out from the wall.

or it may be easier just to make a new cabinet in the deeper size.
does it comply with the manufactures requirements for ventilation clearance and maintainance!!!

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