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Kick boards

Post by Neil_C » Tue Jan 17, 2017 11:15 am

Could you please tell me the depth that you recommend for kick boards on kitchen cabinets? I'm thinking that it should be about 90mm.
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Re: Kick boards

Post by Doug » Tue Jan 17, 2017 2:25 pm

Depends on the height of your doors & worktop & what you want your finished worktop height.

900mm is a fairly regular worktop height, if your door is say 720mm high plant-on & your worktop 40mm then your kickboard will be around 140mm.
It's easier to work back from known measurements.

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Re: Kick boards

Post by furynaturre » Tue Jan 17, 2017 4:10 pm

Low plinth heights if your doing lay on doors will cause you "issues" with the dishwasher door if the door length is over 720mm (ie you have made longer doors to compensate for the shorter plinth)

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Re: Kick boards

Post by tusses » Tue Jan 17, 2017 5:45 pm

depth ? .. as in, how far set in they are ?

if so, one of my pet hates with new kitchens ! lol

You need to be able to get your toes in, else you have to bend over and get back ache ..

I'll stop there, in case that's not what you meant ???

lol !

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Re: Kick boards

Post by senior » Tue Jan 17, 2017 6:55 pm

tusses wrote:depth ? .. as in, how far set in they are ?

if so, one of my pet hates with new kitchens ! lol

You need to be able to get your toes in, else you have to bend over and get back ache ..

I'll stop there, in case that's not what you meant ???

lol !
Really? Bit of a Myth, I put skirting on a lot of my kitchens and mine, it really makes no noticeable difference.
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Re: Kick boards

Post by Neil_C » Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:19 pm

tusses wrote:depth ? .. as in, how far set in they are ?
Yes, it is what I meant. Sorry for the confusion.
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Re: Kick boards

Post by Tomyjoiner » Wed Jan 18, 2017 2:26 pm

I do mine 70 mm finish.

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Re: Kick boards

Post by tusses » Wed Jan 18, 2017 3:26 pm

senior wrote:
tusses wrote:depth ? .. as in, how far set in they are ?

if so, one of my pet hates with new kitchens ! lol

You need to be able to get your toes in, else you have to bend over and get back ache ..

I'll stop there, in case that's not what you meant ???

lol !
Really? Bit of a Myth, I put skirting on a lot of my kitchens and mine, it really makes no noticeable difference.
I know you do :D
It looks nice !
But I still don't like no toe space., unless there is a decent overhang on the worktop to give the same effect.

I also think worktops and tables etc, should be higher (for the same reason). As the population is getting generally taller, (think low doors in old buildings) yet a lot of "Standard" heights haven't changed since forever !

But I'm tall and have a bad back, so I'm biased :-)
Deep sinks .. when washing up ... hmm.. if only they could invent a machine that would wash dishes for you :lol:

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Re: Kick boards

Post by Neil_C » Thu Jan 19, 2017 11:41 am

Thank you all.
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Re: Kick boards

Post by promhandicam » Thu Jan 19, 2017 9:11 pm

tusses wrote:You need to be able to get your toes in, else you have to bend over and get back ache ..
You could always take you shoes off - that might help

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Re: Kick boards

Post by tusses » Fri Jan 20, 2017 2:31 pm

:lol: :lol:

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Re: Kick boards

Post by thekarter » Wed Jan 25, 2017 12:42 pm

tusses wrote:
senior wrote:
tusses wrote:depth ? .. as in, how far set in they are ?

if so, one of my pet hates with new kitchens ! lol

You need to be able to get your toes in, else you have to bend over and get back ache ..

I'll stop there, in case that's not what you meant ???

lol !
Really? Bit of a Myth, I put skirting on a lot of my kitchens and mine, it really makes no noticeable difference.
I know you do :D
It looks nice !
But I still don't like no toe space., unless there is a decent overhang on the worktop to give the same effect.

I also think worktops and tables etc, should be higher (for the same reason). As the population is getting generally taller, (think low doors in old buildings) yet a lot of "Standard" heights haven't changed since forever !

But I'm tall and have a bad back, so I'm biased :-)
Deep sinks .. when washing up ... hmm.. if only they could invent a machine that would wash dishes for you :lol:
A 'Machine to wash dishes' what a dreamer you are!
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Re: Kick boards

Post by Neil_C » Wed Jan 25, 2017 3:15 pm

thekarter wrote:
tusses wrote: Deep sinks .. when washing up ... hmm.. if only they could invent a machine that would wash dishes for you :lol:
A 'Machine to wash dishes' what a dreamer you are!
Alan
It'll never catch on.
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