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11-20-16, 08:48 PM
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Posted By cascadian

Wiremold

Thanks for all the suggestions! I used the Wiremold 2 1/4" deep box to extend the outlet, and just screwed it into the old box with 3" long screws. Much sturdier than I thought it would be, and it...
11-20-16, 12:45 PM
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Posted By cascadian

Wiremold

Arggh! Apologies for not completely following... I've got the Wiremold extender box with mounting bracket.

The base bracket from the Wiremold can attach to the old box, rather than the wall? ...
11-20-16, 11:56 AM
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Posted By cascadian

Wiremold or Two Extenders

Thanks for all the replies!

I'll need to recess the existing box back 1/2" or put a piece of drywall around it to give the Wiremold bracket something to hold onto. I found a 2.25" deep box,...
11-20-16, 10:12 AM
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Posted By cascadian

Wiremold!

Looks like I could try the Wiremold 2048 model (1.75" deep)... although I'd still be about 1/2" shy of being flush.
11-20-16, 09:16 AM
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Posted By cascadian

Pictures and drawings

Sounds like the way to go is add a new (old-work) box to the cabinet, and then run the wires into after adding some heat-shrink tubing?

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11-19-16, 10:11 PM
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Posted By cascadian

Thanks for the quick response. I'll work on some...

Thanks for the quick response. I'll work on some pictures. But yes, the wires are plenty long. But I thought the code required sheathing when entering a box, and the sheathing ends about 1/2" into...
11-19-16, 08:14 PM
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Posted By cascadian

Extending outlet box by 2"?

I'm replacing a builder-grade built-in shelving unit in my house with finished cabinets. I'd like to continue to use the electrical outlet that was installed at the back. But it would have to be...
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