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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

The interior width of the sink’s cabinet determines the maximum dimensions for your sink. Most base cabinets are 36 to 42 inches high and 25-1/4 to 26 inches wide. A typical 33-by-22-inch sink will fill a 36-inch base cabinet. If you are replacing a sink, make sure it fits the existing cutout. If the cabinet allows, you may be able to install a larger sink by expanding the cutout.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

One of the most important criteria for choosing kitchen sink size involves finding a sink that comfortably fits the kitchen’s base cabinets. Average cabinets measure 24 inches deep, 36 to 42 inches high and 25-1/4 to 26 inches wide.The standard 22-by-33 inch sink fits well within these dimensions. If your base cabinets are larger than this standard size, you may be able to accommodate a larger sink. Measure depth, height and width of cabinets, then subtract 2 to 3 inches from each measurement to find the right size sink for your cabinets.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

Finding the Right Fit One of the most important criteria for choosing kitchen sink size involves finding a sink that comfortably fits the kitchen’s base cabinets. Average cabinets measure 24 inches deep, 36 to 42 inches high and 25-1/4 to 26 inches wide.The standard 22-by-33 inch sink fits well within these dimensions. If your base cabinets are larger than this standard size, you may be able to accommodate a larger sink. Measure depth, height and width of cabinets, then subtract 2 to 3 inches from each measurement to find the right size sink for your cabinets.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

A kitchen sink base cabinet is essentially a modified standard base cabinet without any shelves or drawers. As a result, this is one of the most simple units to build. A false front on the top of the face of the carcase is installed instead of a drawer because of the sink dropping down into the cabinet from the counter top. Once the cabinet is finished and installed, a set of cabinet doors can be built, finished and mounted onto the face frame.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

Time for some assembly. Place the left side of the cabinet onto the work table wit the dado facing upward, and put a bead of glue into the dado. You may wish to spread the glue with a brush across all surfaces of the dado for even distribution. Insert the 23-1/4 inch wide edge of the cabinet bottom into the dado, with the front of the bottom flush with the front edge of the cabinet side. Flip the assembly onto its side and drive a few finish nails through the side into the cabinet bottom to hold the bottom in place while the glue dries. Then, put glue into the dado on the other cabinet side, insert the cabinet bottom and attach the opposite side to the bottom with finish nails.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

Most kitchen sinks vary from 8 to 10 inches in depth. While a sink with a 10 inch depth makes it easier to soak pots and pans, deeper sinks can be more uncomfortable for shorter family members to use. Shallow sinks allow for easier reaching and prep work. Some prep sinks come with a depth of just a few inches, and are often installed alongside a standard sink for washing dishes or cleaning vegetables. When choosing sink depth, keep in mind that under-mount sinks sit about 2 inches lower than drop-in sinks, which can make the bottom of the sink more difficult to reach.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

Going Deep Most kitchen sinks vary from 8 to 10 inches in depth. While a sink with a 10 inch depth makes it easier to soak pots and pans, deeper sinks can be more uncomfortable for shorter family members to use. Shallow sinks allow for easier reaching and prep work. Some prep sinks come with a depth of just a few inches, and are often installed alongside a standard sink for washing dishes or cleaning vegetables. When choosing sink depth, keep in mind that under-mount sinks sit about 2 inches lower than drop-in sinks, which can make the bottom of the sink more difficult to reach.
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48 Inch Kitchen Sink Base Cabinet

Create a whole new look for your kitchen with elegant and durable cabinets from Menards®. With our wide range of styles, you can find cabinets that will complement any kitchen. Whether you choose prefinished cabinets or unfinished cabinets, we have all of the tools and products to help you save BIG! Our stock of cabinetry includes wall cabinets that hang above counters to store dishes, glasses, baking supplies, and more. Take advantage of extra storage space with our selection of base and tall cabinets; they are perfect for pots and pans, storage containers, and mixing bowls. Looking for a specific finish? Select from Erie Birch, Huron Oak, Thunder Bay Hickory, or Ontario White finishes. If you're a hands-on DIYer, check out our selection of unfinished cabinets and choose a stain or paint to complement your décor. In addition, our laminated laundry cabinets are the perfect update to your laundry room to add much-needed space and organization. To custom order our any of our quality kitchen cabinet styles, measure the space and take note of windows, sinks, or anything else that may need to be taken into consideration. It is also helpful to make a drawing with the measurements noted on it. Next, choose the design of the cabinets and visit your local Menards® store with your measurements and drawings to order. Full kitchen remodels or builds require more than just new cabinets. Check out our kitchen sinks and faucets for an extra accent. Our selection of backsplash panels, countertops, and laminate offer durability and beauty without breaking the bank. Choose from a variety of cabinet hardware and accessories to update your current or new cabinets. We also offer a variety of small appliances, bar stools, kitchen preparation products, and undercabinet lighting. To learn more about our cabinets and installation you can view our Design Help, view our planning guide or check out our Design Services.
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Install a stacked dado blade set into on your table saw arbor with the correct number of chippers so that the blade set matches the thickness of your plywood (typically 23/32-inches). You could also use a radial arm saw for this task. Raise the blade to 3/8-inch above the surface of the saw table. Adjust the fence so that the near side of the blade is 4-inches from the fence, then place one of the cabinet sides flat on the table with the bottom edge (adjacent to the toe kick cutout) against the fence. Turn on the saw and cut a dado for the cabinet bottom 4-inches up from the bottom of the cabinet. Repeat with the other cabinet side, making sure that you dado the two edges that will face the center of the cabinet opening.
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Pull out the two cabinet sides and place them on a shop table. Using a combination square, measure up from the 24-inch wide bottom edge on one of the cabinets four inches, and place a pencil mark at that height 3-inches in from the front edge of the cabinet. Align the combination square against the bottom of the plywood and scribe a line from the bottom up to that mark, then reposition the square against the front edge 4-inches from the bottom and scribe a second line from the first line out to the front edge. This will mark a 4-inch tall by 3-inch deep cutout for your toe kick. Mark the second piece of plywood, then cut the two toe kick cutouts using a circular saw or a jig saw.
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A quality sink can last for 15 years or more, but even the best sink can suffer scratches and wear over time due to frequent use. When it’s time to replace your sink, narrow your search based on size before focusing on cost, finish and other features. By understanding standard sizes for kitchen sinks, it makes it easy to design your kitchen, plan cabinets and find the right sink for your needs.
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Position a corner block in the front left corner of the cabinet, with one 4-inch side against the side of the cabinet and the other 4-inch side against the inner face of the face board, and tack the corner block into place. Repeat with the other three corner blocks.
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Next, attach the 1/4-inch plywood back by slipping it into the two rabbets on the back edge of the cabinet. The top of the backer should align with the tops of the two cabinet sides evenly, so rack the assembly if the pieces don't match up perfectly. Attach the plywood back with finish nails into the sides and cabinet bottom.
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They are also the showpiece of your kitchen.  While base cabinets tend to hide down below the countertop, well below eye level, wall cabinets are at height level and announce themselves right away.  One tip with kitchen cabinets for saving money is to purchase basic base cabinets but splurge more on wall cabinets with accessories you may enjoy, like glass inserts on in-cabinet lighting.
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The average kitchen sink measures 22-by-30 inches. While the front-to-back dimensions of the sink remain standard due to the size of most countertops and cabinets, the width of different types of sinks can vary dramatically. But some homeowners opt for deeper countertops measuring 30 inches or more, which can accommodate a larger sink than the standard countertop. Single bowl sinks come in sizes as wide as 33 inches, while double-bowl units can measure 48 inches.Triple bowl units may be as wide as 60 inches. Narrow trough sinks, designed for easy food preparation, generally measure 8 to 14 inches front-to-back and can stretch 50 inches or wider.