Since times immemorial, human beings have this tendency of decorating their homes with exquisite art pieces. Cabinetry and furniture account for a major part of home decor inventory. Handles and knobs, though small and petty, yet plays a significant part in adding elegance and character to the area it decors. They are customized to suit the shapes, sizes, material and finishes adorning the space it covers. The pricing also varies from a few dollars to thousands or hundreds depending on the material type and jewelry put into its fabrication.
Prima home hardware has brought about a revolution in the cabinet hardware industry by introducing exquisitely beautiful and intimately crafted knobs and handles that are sure to carve a niche in the home space where they are installed. In this write-up, we bring you a handy guide to those steps that will be helpful in drilling jigs or template to aid you in duplicating the holes very swiftly for the cabinet pulls on door.
A word of advice would, however, entail not to take separate measurements of the doors.
Go through the below-listed steps to kickstart the process along with having an in-depth understanding of proper measurements before drilling the holes.
Apparatus required: drilling machine powered by electric machine, compass, measuring tape, combination square and level, a pencil and some scrap wooden pieces.
Employing the pulls
Once the selection of pull is finalized, it should be determined as to where to place the pull on the cabinet. The pulls should always be 1 inch from the side edges of the door for a cabinet. For higher calibers, the pulls should, however, be placed on a lower level for easy access.
How to make a jig
cut a wooden scrape piece of plywood of 1/4 inches. Thereafter, paste 3/4 inch scrape with the strong adhesive which will serve the purpose of alignment for the jig. You can use a square to ensure that it turns out to be square.
Put the guide on the table and reinsert measurements to jig with the help of compass or measurement tape.
Use the nail or an awl for making pilot holes and thereafter drill holes into the jig. It is to be advised that the drill bit should ideally be of similar size or a little greater than the diameter of the hole in the respective pull. This will serve as the guide or template for drilling holes in these cabinets.
Place the above-mentioned jigs against the comet of the cabinets and thereafter drill holes in the cabinet. Drill from the back till the front of the door. The same procedure should be followed for each cabinet door.
Insert the screws from the back of the door and then screw the pull on tightly.
The last step would be installing cabinet pulls in which you need to consider the boring size and location where the pull should be located.