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Chapter 17



True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

Cabinets consist of a case that is fitted with shelves, doors, and/or drawers.
 

 2. 

Tall cabinets are usually manufactured 28 inches deep.
 

 3. 

Shimming the base cabinets eliminates the need for a molding.
 

 4. 

Ball bearing trimming bits have dead pilots that turn with the bit.
 

 5. 

In a cabinet installation, the drawer type should match the door type.
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 6. 

The ____ or frameless method of cabinet construction eliminates the face frame.
a.
Victorian
c.
European
b.
Continental
d.
Colonial
 

 7. 

The two basic kinds of kitchen cabinets are the wall unit and the ____ unit.
a.
counter
c.
interior
b.
base
d.
mobile
 

 8. 

Standard wall cabinets are ____ inches deep.
a.
12
c.
24
b.
16
d.
32
 

 9. 

Most ____ (bathroom) cabinets are made 31 1/2 inches high and 21 inches deep.
a.
tall
c.
vanity
b.
utility
d.
pantry
 

 10. 

____ fill small gaps in width between wall and base units when no combination of sizes can fill the existing space.
a.
Supplementary pieces
c.
Open shelves
b.
Face panels
d.
Filler pieces
 

 11. 

The blueprints for a building contain plans, elevations, and details that show the ____ of cabinets.
a.
layout
c.
maker
b.
detailed design
d.
interior surfaces
 

 12. 

____ is bending laminate with heat to a radius of 3/4 inch or less.
a.
Preforming
c.
Tempering
b.
Postforming
d.
Cauterizing
 

 13. 

Laminates are ordinarily used in ____ thicknesses.
a.
two
c.
four
b.
three
d.
five
 

 14. 

____-type laminate is available only in widths of 4 feet or 8 feet.
a.
Horizontal
c.
Standard
b.
Vertical
d.
Regular
 

 15. 

____ is used for bonding plastic laminates and other thin, flexible material to surfaces.
a.
Thermoplastic adhesive
c.
Contact cement
b.
Reactive adhesive
d.
Light curing adhesive
 

 16. 

If the edge of a countertop has a ____ corner, the laminate can be bent.
a.
square
c.
fluted
b.
beveled
d.
rounded
 

 17. 

Strips of laminate can be cold bent to a minimum radius of about ____ inches.
a.
2
c.
4
b.
3
d.
6
 

 18. 

The ____ type cabinet door has rabbeted edges that overlap the opening by about 3/8 inch on all sides.
a.
overlay
c.
flush
b.
lipped
d.
slotted
 

 19. 

Doors can be classified by their construction as solid or ____.
a.
hollow
c.
paneled
b.
ornate
d.
layered
 

 20. 

____ hinges are applied to the exterior surface of the door and frame.
a.
Offset
c.
Overlay
b.
Pivot
d.
Surface
 

 21. 

The leaves of a ____ hinge are set into gains in the edges of the frame and the door, in the same manner as for entrance doors.
a.
butt
c.
coach
b.
counterflap
d.
tee
 

 22. 

When installing ____ hinges, first screw the hinges on the door.
a.
dovetail
c.
continuous
b.
concealed
d.
friction
 

 23. 

Doors without self-closing hinges need ____ to hold them closed.
a.
bands
c.
anchors
b.
braces
d.
catches
 

 24. 

____ catches are used to hold one door of a double set and are released by reaching to the back side of the door.
a.
Friction
c.
Elbow
b.
Magnetic
d.
Bullet
 

 25. 

The ____ drawer joint is the easiest to make, but it must be strengthened with fasteners in addition to glue.
a.
dado
c.
rabbet
b.
dovetail
d.
lock
 



 
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