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Backs of the corner cabinets9/19
We work with eCabinets and send files to a shop with a router. Parts are all CNC cut and we make use of blind dado joinery as much as we can to facilitate accurate and fast assembly.
Unless you do some tricky workarounds, eCabs gives you three-piece backs for these cabinets all at same thickness. The mating corners of the center back with the wing backs are square cut on the CNC router and then shop-mitered on the tablesaw so they meet and don't interfere.
We think it makes sense to blind dado the backs into the tops and decks with the default 7/8" dado end-offset, and only miter the center back part, then flip it to the inside at assembly.
See the pics.
What do you do for these cabinets? Is there a simpler way?
Gene I make my corner cabs with 90 degree miter backs. I also keep my backs flush with the decks not the decks flush with the backs as you show. I give the backs a 1/2" inset which means the sides of the cabinet extend 1/2" past the top and deck. This way if the wall corner is out of square the cabinet can be adjusted if desired.
Setting the back corner to 90 deg. in E-cabs is simple. The one thing it does poorly is adding stretchers. Really the whole program is weak when it comes to versatility with corner cabinets. Stretchers often have to be display boards when working with corner cabinets and those are time consuming, non-sizable, pita imo