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Posted by Larry in Angel Fire, NM on 3/10/2018

The great thing about ready to assemble cabinets, is you save about 40% over the cost of ready built semi custom cabinets.  And much more if you install them yourself. The downside is the time to fully assemble them.  While I spoke of having to asemble the boxes a few weeks back, drawers, drawer fronts and doors all need to be installed as well. And this takes time.  But in the course of a few weeks, everything will have been assembled and installed and we will have saved an unbelievable amount of money over either buying from HD and installing ourselves or subbing out the entire job. 


We are just about finished with getting all of that done, minus the heavy crown and other mouldings, but as soon as we can set the main stove, we can set the last two base cabinets and get the granite guys in to template.  The stove is waiting on an LP high altitude conversion kit that was supposed to be ordered last fall when we ordered the stove, but the salesman was lax about doing it.  Seems that the new orifaces are very specific for altitude, changing every 1000 ft in order to be correct.  So Sandra explained the elevation we live at and the kit should be sent out Monday.  As heavy as the stove is, I want to move it into place while one set of side base cabinets are still out, and after the conversion is finished.  It would be a struggle to get it out and back in with the base cabinets fully installed.



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