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Need to add crawl hatch to side of kitchen cabinet..

Discussion in 'General DIY' started by rarara, 11 Sep 2020.

  1. rarara

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    So for various reasons :rolleyes: I need to gain access to a corner of our kitchen where there are units. I think the most straightforward is to cut a hole in the side of the (double, sink housing) carcass. By my calculations that might allow a hole of approaching 40cm wide by near 60cm. Is that generally considered large enough to stick a head and shoulders through to allow a bit of work to take place behind? And should leave the integrity of the side of the cabinet OK?

    Has anyone successfully done the same?

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    I’m used to have floor mounted boiler in kitchen corner, I put adjacent base cabinet on large castors instead of legs and just wheeled the entire unit out to service boiler.
     
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    Were the castors the lockable type to prevent movement when in place?
     
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    Yes , though just put a couple of screws thru the side to lock in place.
     
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