Published at Wednesday, August 08th 2018, 17:05:37 PM. Kitchen Cabinets. By Rosemarie Courtois.
Standard Dimensions. While the standard dimensions in most homes are the same, the measurements may differ depending on the design that has been used for the kitchen. It is difficult to state accurately what the dimensions of kitchen cabinet should be, but in the sections given below, we will try to explain the different factors that define what the dimensions should be.
Depending on the area, you may need to alter the measurements to make sure the cabinets fit in perfectly. If you have spaces in between, you can use a decorative element known as filler, that is a smooth, board like structure. You can use these spaces to function as a shelve with a pull-out door. While selecting the design, try and think of kitchen designs that are not run-of-the-mill. Do not let the dimensions, that are prevalent as a standard in the market, limit your creativity and design skills.
This is extremely important to prevent any mishaps in the kitchen. With a soffit, the height of a wall cabinet generally tends to be around 30 inches, and without a soffit, it measures to about 42 inches. The width of wall cabinets should, as much as possible, match the width of the base cabinet. Having similar dimensions, especially where width is concerned, gives the kitchen a sense of uniformity, and enhances its decor.
Such cabinets are made from pine trees and the wood appears to be washed. While they can be used for various purposes, the wood is very soft and should not be subjected to harsh handling. The structure is delicate and it allows smooth and clutter-free opening of the doors. Traditional versions have a rustic appearance where the originality is retained.