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weinoo

A Small NYC Kitchen Reno 2017

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16 hours ago, weinoo said:

Yes, both fridge doors open to their maximum.  The fridge extends beyond the depth of the wall just far enough for the doors.  The wall on the other side is actually 6" away; I wanted that space to keep my step ladder! 

 

Here's the right side fridge door, fully opened.

 

I am SO jealous!  >:( xD

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13 hours ago, chromedome said:

I have a toddler granddaughter constantly in the house now, and no really suitable place in my current rental's kitchen to put it, so I think my magnetic strip might be relegated to holding screwdrivers in my utility closet for a while. 

 

Inside an upper cabinet door?

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Not really a practical option with these cabinet doors. Also, where it's a rental, I'd be reluctant to screw into something relatively permanent like the cabinet doors. I avoid anything going into the woodwork, as well, since the house and its moldings are almost a century old now and a lot of it still has the original finishes. Walls are fine, because it's easy to fill a small hole with plaster, but I'm respectful of the wood. 

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11 hours ago, dscheidt said:

 

Inside an upper cabinet door?

 

The force of opening and closing the door will make all the knives fall. 

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A beautifully designed practical kitchen. Makes you want to cook in it;  Unlike some other modern "showcase" kitchens

 

dcarch

 

 

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12 hours ago, dcarch said:

 

The force of opening and closing the door will make all the knives fall. 

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A beautifully designed practical kitchen. Makes you want to cook in it;  Unlike some other modern "showcase" kitchens

 

dcarch

 

 

I had knife rack in cabinet door.  Nothing ever fell off, and i'm not terribly gentle about closing them.

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9 minutes ago, dscheidt said:

I had knife rack in cabinet door.  Nothing ever fell off, and i'm not terribly gentle about closing them.

It depends on the following:

1. The weight and shape of the knives.

2. The composition of the knives' metals (alloy)

3. Type of magnets.

4. Size and age of magnets.

5. Distance of magnets to knives.

6. Type of door hinges. Some hinges are soft closing.

 

dcarch


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