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There is no reason to discuss frameless cabinet's advantages over face frame construction. We better will show you all that beauty and functionality you can get by converting your mind into the frameless cabinetry construction.

Only benefits!!! for everyone; home owner who buying cabinetry project getting more storage spaces, and cabinetmakers as a builders for working with less parts to shape, sand and finish. Buy the way, majority of images over our site is strictly frameless custom cabinetry built.

Frameless Cabinets Construction Simplicity Benefits

All ingenious is simple! And frameless construction simplicity has absorbed in itself a freshness of man created materials, durable and completely aesthetic as multi-layer plywood. The "Old World" is not always ahead of, but here the Europeans certainly set the tone, even such a construction is often referred to as the European style.

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Frameless Construction vs Face Frame

Base cabinet's images side-by-side, Frameless and Framed

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Base cabinets fronts visual comparison, from left-to-right, frameless, framed, frameless

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Base cabinets' visual comparison open drawer boxes, from left-to-right, framed, frameless

Frameless and Framed cabinets top view, showing the drawer of two cabinets side reveals;
1 1/2" (38 mm) – framed, and 1/4” frameless construction.

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Base, face-framed drawer box cabinet opening spaces, top view

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Frameless base, drawer box cabinet opening spaces, top view

Frameless Base Cabinet Parts Details

Here is the most practical frameless base cabinet construction method, drawing images.
The Base Cabinet Bottom is full width and technically separate from the toe space area for a few reasons.

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Base cabinet plywood construction parts numbered:

- 1, 2 – Sides 3/4” Ply, actual thickness 18-18.5 mm
- 3 – Bottom 3/4” Ply
- 4,5,6 – Spanner 3/4" Ply
- 7 – Back 1/4” Ply
- 8, 9 – Back Cleats 1/2" Ply
- 10 – Toe Kick Box/Legs

Toe Kick Area Construction

3/4" Plywood Legs, T-shaped and L-shaped (for end's cabinetry)

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Plywood legs or toe boxes are the most economical way for creating cabinet toe space,
and separate cabinets from the floor.
And definitely, this construction method most suitable for DIY project, or home building cabinetry.
No matter how nice will be your cabinetry cut list it's always a scrap material to build the legs.

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Base cabinet plywood legs and simple toe box construction

We usually using the plastic leveling legs (around $1.5-2 per/leg), it's very convenient for installation, no shims.

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Base cabinets' adjustable plastic cabinet legs, 3 3/4"-5” tall.

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Fixed base cabinet plastic legs bottom view.


Even built in a small workshop, equipped with traditional woodworking machinery, frameless cabinetry doesn’t lose their economic value and charm. With a skillful design it is easy to obtain traditional or classic style, or fit into modern-contemporary elegance.

Frameless cabinets are right mixture of forms, style and functionality. Reasonably constructed with a minimum number of parts, frameless cabinets are very durable and easy to manufacture.

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Cabinetry Reviews: Frameless the winner

Frame or Frameless; two different types of cabinets have their places in the home

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Frameless or Frame, to be more informed check the page here; to gain about 10% of your cabinetry storage space, you will be better served by frameless cabinets.

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The construction method you pick for custom cabinet projects will dictate how to set up specifications to build the parts and assembling components.

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