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If you do not have and cannot find sheet goods big enough to cut a single sheet for your backing panel, then yes, use as many pieces as necessary. My wife has a flat pack 9-cubbie cabinet similar to what you're building (hers is a simple 3x3 construction) and there were only 5 pieces of cardboard provided for the backing. We installed one on each corner ...


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There are two reasons you want to add a backing panel to this construction: To keep things from falling out the back To stiffen the construction The benefits of the first are obvious. The second is to manage racking forces that any square construction will have a problem with. The idea is to provide a sort of "truss" for the rest of the build to ...


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In the end a normal concealed hinge from HAFELE did the trick. I guess a blum hinge would have obtained the same result. These kind of hinges have a decent range of adjustment so even if the layout specifies 9mm overlay, it can be easily adjusted to go from 8 to 10 and be extremely precise. This is the one I went for: Reading from the table on the right, ...


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