Cases And Moldings

Hiller's cabinets have traditional face-frame construction that extends to the floor, creating a flush, not recessed, toe kick. Molding profiles are drawn from examples of Shaker furniture.

DOORS

Frame-and-panel construction, inset in face-frame openings. Inside edges of door frames have thumbnail profile.

DRAWERS

Faces are half overlay with a handplaned roundover. Note the graduated drawer fronts.

COUNTERTOP

Solid maple planks, not butcher-block, glued up in tabletop fashion. Bullnose edge, with cherry cove molding below.

WOOD/FINISH TYPE

Cherry or maple with oil-based polyurethane finish.

HARDWARE

Simple butt hinges. Shaker-style knobs are painted with oil-based black enamel.

DETAILS

Peg rack below upper cabinets. Open plate racks above stove.

Upper storage spaces, open and closed. The cabinet above the stove was made deeper than the cabinets on either side to accommodate a range hood. Hiller added a plate rack for storing large dinner plates.

Keep molding details simple.

The maple counter-top is shaped with a bullnose. Underneath that is a simple cherry cove molding.

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