electrical box inside kitchen cabinet

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Old 09-22-06, 05:11 PM
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Question electrical box inside kitchen cabinet

I have a floor to ceiling wood cabinet at the edge of my kitchen. I want to mount the kitchen light switches on the side of this cabinet. I plan to cut a hole in the side of the cabinet ~42 inches off the floor, then insert a standard 'old work' plastic box into the hole. I'll bring the NM cable in from the wall through a hole in the back of the cabinet, and from there into the plastic box. Since this leaves NM cable exposed inside the cabinet, I will then build a wood enclosure that surrounds the plastic box, NM cable, and hole in the back of the cabinet.

Does this meet the NEC requirements?

Thanks a lot for any help.

Daniel
 
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Old 09-22-06, 05:24 PM
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MY OPINION: Yes, The cables will be protected.
Build it before inspection, so you don't fail.
Mostly build it for your protection, so you don't get hurt.
Forget the inspection.

Beleive it or not (I remind myself) The codes are for YOUR safety!
 
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Old 09-22-06, 05:28 PM
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This is fine.
 
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Old 09-22-06, 05:42 PM
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Thanks for the help!
 
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