We arranged the cabinet parts
around the back panel and nailed
them together with the verticals
overlapping the tops and bottoms.
through the sides into the top
and through the sides into the
We tacked the back panels
in a few locations and finished
nailing them off after rolling the
cabinet up on one side and then
TOE KICKS AND GUSSETS
With the cabinet boxes all
nailed together, it was time to
turn our attention to the cabinet
toe kicks. A toe kick can serve
several different functions. First
of all, it’s designed to get the
cabinet box up off of the floor,
away from brooms, mops, vacuum cleaners and small toys.
Second, the toe kick allows for a
space to park your toes when
you approach a countertop work
space or sink.
Toe kicks, when left loose, can
help in the cabinet installation
process. In situations where you
are installing in a blind corner
the toe kick can be leveled, and
when the cabinet box is placed it
will also be level.
Separate toe kicks allow added
maneuverability for bringing an
We made the toe kicks as boxes
with mitered corners, triangle
gussets and a center support.
FOR THE DIY
STURDY AND STYLISH!