Where do you drill holes for cabinet pulls?
After you find the vertical center, measure the width of the drawer front and divide that in half to mark the center of the front horizontally. If you are drilling a single hole for knobs, this is where you will drill.
What size drill bit do I use for cabinet handles?
Drill Holes Most cabinet screws need a 3/16-inch diameter hole, so use a power drill with a 3/16-inch twist bit to create the screw holes. The cabinet pull manufacturer’s instructions will specify the required drill bit size as well.
Can a jig be used for cabinet handles?
When installing cabinet handles and knobs on doors and drawers, the screw holes need to all be drilled the same, so the hardware will align properly. The best way to do this is to make a simple jig from a scrap of plywood with strips attached to the jig to act as stops for the top and edge of the door.
What’s the best way to install cabinet handles?
For professional installation of handles and knobs on cabinet doors and drawer fronts. An invaluable tool for any cabinet installer or DIY’er. Simply slide aluminum guides and stop along imperial and metric ruler, tighten thumb screws and drill. Reversible design allows for minimal setup and quick drilling with perfect symmetry every time.
Can a jig be used to drill a hole in a door?
The best way to do this is to make a simple jig from a scrap of plywood with strips attached to the jig to act as stops for the top and edge of the door. Hold the jig in place on the cabinet door, and drill the aligned holes through it.
How do you drill a hole in a cabinet door?
Hold the jig in place on the cabinet door, and drill the aligned holes through it. For doors which are hung on the opposite side, position the jig on back of the door, hold or clamp a scrap of wood or plywood on the front to prevent tear out, and drill the holes in the door from the inside. Watch this video to find out more. Further Information.