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Old 07-02-2013, 12:29 AM  
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I wouldn't worry about the little gap. I did something simular with wood trim under my cupboards. Still didn't like the look when sitting at the table so I filled the space with 3/4" mdf painted black with holes cut for the lites and routered lines in the other side for the wires to run thru.


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Old 07-02-2013, 06:14 AM  
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Neal, would you care to post some pictures so we can see?

I was thinking yesterday about using silicone (clear) to "glue" the piecesto the cupboards..

Perhaps PL glue? If I use a product of some sort, it needs to be really thick so the gravity doesnt pull the pieces down and I dont end up with a gap, or worst, the pieces move sideways and no longer align with the cabinet bottom..


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Old 07-02-2013, 08:51 AM  
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I took a picture of it when I did it but with a black backsplash you couldn't pick out the detail.
I like the look of what you have, I wouldn't worry about the little gap between the trim and the cupboard. If you want the screws to dissapear, drill a 1/8 hole and countersink the hole with a 3/8 drill and install with 1/2x6 metal screw.
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It is all about style ... I recently installed high-end knob hardware (single hole) and we settled on a 4 1/2" placement off the bottom edge for the upper doors.

Your style of pulls is usually set with a gap at the bottom for the best visual. Here is a pic that might help:
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Villa: Read post #10
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Trying to think this problem through ... a pic from underneath would help. You need a 1/2" lip to conceal the LED strip. The metal trim might provide the lip ... or not.

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Like it. Looks awesome, these handles are of perfect size and shape. Its color also looks very nice. Thnkas


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