If your wall cabinets are too deep, you can cut them down to reduce the depth. Draw a line around the entire cabinet using a straight-edge and a pencil. Cut the back of the cabinet off using a circular saw. Cut slowly to avoid jagged and rough cuts.
How do I make my cabinets smaller?
Use a straightedge to draw a line around the perimeter where the cabinet needs to be cut off. Use a circular saw to cut the cabinet one side at a time to shorten it. After you've cut through the cabinet, trim the bottom so it fits back on. Screw it back on from the bottom.
What saw to cut cabinets?
The ideal method is using a table saw with a finish blade. However, the average home improvement enthusiast can achieve a similar result by installing a plywood blade in a circular saw and scoring the cut line on the door.
What do you use to cut kitchen cabinets?
Make the necessary cuts in the kitchen cabinets, cutting out the wood to be able to fit the appliance using a jig saw or reciprocating saw. Fit the new appliance into the cut-out in the kitchen cabinets to ensure it properly fits.
How do you cut kitchen cabinets without chipping them?
How do you cut cabinet panels?
Cutting: Use a router to cut the end panel to fit the cabinet height/width; then hand file or use 150 grit sand paper to make a smooth edge. If the countertop is already installed then you'll need to cut the end panel to the correct size using a table or circular saw.
How do you trim kitchen cabinets?
Can you shorten base cabinets?
Cabinets are no more than plywood boxes, and most can be changed readily. The process of shortening cabinets typically involves cutting out a section and cutting down doors to fit the shortened cabinet. Changes in cabinet dimensions can be done with a table saw.