Hi, first, thanks for the reply. I had actually thought of moving the cabinet out as you suggested. However, as I mentioned, the center cabinet is a microwave cabinet.
That complicates things a bit. The microwave is partially supported by the cabinet in question. I could move the cabinet about 2" and still leave the microwave bracket attached to the back wall, but the cabinet strength might be compromised slightly when I reattach it thru the side wall rather than thru the face frame. Probably not an issue if I frame out the back to support it there.
Thoughts? Thanks again