Kitchen Elevation Drawings

Kitchen Elevation Drawings
Kitchen Elevation Drawings

The elevations drawings offer specified cabinet and appliance dimensions from the items depicted on the proposed floor plan on a particular wall or area of the new kitchen. Individual cabinet sizes should be shown here including all cabinetry specific dimensions. Mounting positions and heights (wall cabinets) will be designated.

Kitchen Elevation Drawings

The exact door design and drawer front style should be clearly reflected on the cabinets illustrated here. Any custom elements such as posts or columns, corbels, crown moldings and carvings should also be clearly drawn here as well. Look for any specific alteration notes needed for cabinetry either from the cabinet maker or particular requirements from your installer in the elevation area of your kitchen drawings.

Kitchen Elevation Drawings

Most kitchen retailers nowadays use some kind of CAD software to produce kitchen drawings while a smaller number still draw by hand. Whichever method is employed the best result are shown on larger sheet sizes for your kitchen plans. Too many designers offer plans on 8 ½” x 11″ sheets. This causes each illustration to be scaled down to fit the page size.

Kitchen Elevation Drawings

Depending on the size of the job floor plans and/or elevations can become too small to clearly show all the needed detail. It is ideal for your kitchen drawings to be formatted at ½” scale. If individual drawings are scaled smaller than 1/2″ = 1′ – 0″ they can be too confining to clearly express all the necessary details.

Kitchen Elevation Drawings

Kitchen drawings need to be exceedingly detailed. Every sub contractors should have all necessary information for easy reference and know exactly what is and is not part of the project. Remember, a great kitchen starts with great kitchen plans. If you utilize the principles suggested here you will be well on your way to building your dream kitchen.

Kitchen Elevation Drawings

Kitchen Elevation Drawings
Kitchen Elevation Drawings

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