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    A Cabinet for All of Bart's Dishes

    Hopefully I'm not jumping the gun here. Bart ask me for some assistance with a cabinet he's designing. This is what I've got based on his e-mails and our discussion last night. As I understand it, this cabinet will be in a hallway so sliding doors make sense. The cabinet is 60" wide and the interior will be divided into three bays. So, should the center center door be in the front track and the two side doors in the rear track? Should there be four legs across the front or the three as shown?


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    Looks nice so far, Dave. We've got a similar cabinet (not nearly as nice-looking) in our house, and the center door is in the inside track. Ours has a solid toe kick around the base, so I'm no help on the 3 vs. 4 leg question.
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    Dave

    I tried to go through a process to post the pic but couldn't figure out how to do it.

    The China hutch looks great to me.

    Any comments & suggestions are welcome.
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    Can you post a view with 4 legs?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Matt Meiser View Post
    Can you post a view with 4 legs?
    Yeah but I'd have to draw it first. I'll try to do that tonight or tomorrow.
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    Comparison. 3 legs on the left, 4 on the right. Thoughts?

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    3 legs.
    4 looks heavier and clunky to me.

    Love the design BTW. Looks like it belongs in my house!
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    4 legs looks heavier, yes ... but it just looks "right" to me.

    3 legs breaks up the symmetry and unless you also break it up somewhere along the top, i think the look is thrown a bit. It isn't BAD BAD, but i don't think I could leave it be.
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    4 legs makes it look like 3 pieces that were stuck together.

    3 legs seems to tie it together.

    Just me .02...

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    I agree with Jason. Three legs looks odd to me.
    I think two legs (pairs) without decreasing the span, would be inadequate for the weight it will have to carry.
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