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daniel2229 05-06-2008 12:36 PM

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The current placement of the electrical outlet is about three inches below the countertop and three inches from the side.

Here in this photo, I guess I will have to cut the hole in the panel much lower and toward the center in order to have a flat surface for the electrical cover.


daniel2229 07-22-2008 04:24 PM

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Here is how it turned out.

I drilled large pilot holes and used my jig saw to cut out the hole. I also added felt pads to the bottom of the saw to keep from scratching the surface of the cabinet.

The electrical is attached as the old box was - metal clad wire with hold-on straps to keep it from interferring with the sliding drawers.



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