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Posted by: from Medina
8/3/2011 at 3:54:07 PM

I'm hanging kitchen cupboards and my upper wall is 1/2" or more narrower than the lower part of the wall. Do I adjust the wall or the cupboards

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Date/Time8/4/2011 at 6:12:23 PM

you have a few options, you can use a 4' or 6' level add plaster untill wall is mostly even. Let dry then install cabinets. If it is at the sides of cabintes just dont run cabinets all the way to the wall and use whats called a filler board cut it to fit the gap, if it is at the back of the cabinets you can always shim and trim, however you may run into future problems with the backsplash installation. Screw the cabinets in see what it looks like and adjust from there, thats why I love screws...... Good Luck

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Date/Time8/29/2011 at 3:58:44 AM

its possible that your bottom plate miht ot baned out of wack , you can put a 2x4 by the base boards and hit with a sledge hammer gently until walls are plumb , and cut into the drywall wall @ bottom plate and install anchors , then go up to the attic and strap thee wall at the rafters, theres could be a problem with excessive weight in the cabinets ??? dan the handyman fullerton ca

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Forrest from Ketner Carpentry in Herndon
Date/Time11/11/2011 at 8:41:19 PM

Cabinets could be scribed to match the wall.

This could be done with a hand plane.

Moulding could be used to cover the difference if you

don't want to scribe the cabinets.

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