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Finishes of kitchen furniture

The assembly of the drawers, with the current kits, is the business of a few tens of minutes, with a minimum of tools. The doors are hinged on hinges that automatically close them. They are pre-drilled housing for placing the base of these hinges. They are equipped with a system of adjustment and adjustment.

Necessary material

  • Metre
  • Phillips screwdriver
  • Flat screwdriver
  • Bubble level
  • Clamp
  • Pencil
  • Screwdriver drill
  • Doors
  • Wood wedge
  • handles
  • Extensible hinges
  • Screw
  • Masking tape
  • Elements for drawers

Steps

  1. Fit a drawer
  2. Fit handles
  3. Fit a door

Fit a drawer

Assembly of elements

Assembly of elements

1. Assemble the sides of the drawer. It suffices here to fit them at the back.

Setting up the bottom of the drawer

Setting up the bottom of the drawer

2. With the three sides together, slide the bottom into the grooves provided for this purpose.

fastening the connecting clips of the facade

fastening the connecting clips of the facade

3. Tighten the fixing screws of the connecting clips on the front of the drawer.

Clipping the drawer front

Clipping the drawer front

4. Place the drawer upright and bring it closer to the front. It simply clips on the sides.

Screwing the slide rails

Screwing the slide rails

5. Screw the slide rails to the inside sides of the box (the holes are pre-drilled).

Set up the drawer

Set up the drawer

6. To put the drawer in place, pull out the slides and clip the drawer onto it.

Fit handles

Hiding the front of the drawer before drilling

Hiding the front of the drawer before drilling

1. Place masking tape where you want to put the handle. It will allow you to draw the markers more easily and it will prevent the bit from slipping when drilling.

Marking at the piercing points

Marking at the piercing points

2. Mark on the masking tape the drilling marks, balanced in height and width. Help yourself with a bubble level.

Maintaining a martyr hold during piercing

Maintaining a martyr hold during piercing

3. Hold a wooden wedge (martyr) behind the facade with a clamp to prevent the inner edge from bursting and pierce the facade where desired.

Clamping inside the handle

Clamping inside the handle

4. Mount the handle and engage the threads of the fixing screws. Tighten them from the inside with a screwdriver.

Fit a door

Unclip the hinge from its support

Unclip the hinge from its support

1. Doors are usually mounted on expandable hinges. Start by unclipping the hinge from its support.

Fixing the hinge bracket

Fixing the hinge bracket

2. Place the bracket at its location (the screw holes are pre-drilled) on the side of the box and screw it down. Do not overtighten the screws, otherwise they may be pulled out.

Fixing the hinge in its housing

Fixing the hinge in its housing

3. Housing is machined in the doors to receive the hinges. Put them in place and screw them.

Clipping the hinge mounted on its support

Clipping the hinge mounted on its support

4. Place the door and hinges facing their supports. Just press it with your finger to snap them into place.

Use of door adjustment options from hinges

Use of door adjustment options from hinges

5. It is always necessary to adjust the doors. The adjustment screws are located on the hinges and allow horizontal, vertical and remote adjustment of the door.

Screwing or unscrewing for adjusting the plumb of the doors

Screwing or unscrewing for adjusting the plumb of the doors

6. Screw in or out the adjusting screws gradually until the door is properly adjusted to the housing.

(photos / visuals: © Castorama, except special mention)

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