What is the rule of thumb for cabinet hardware? A good rule of thumb for traditional or transitional style pulls is that they should be about one-third of the length of the cabinet drawer. Drawers larger than eighteen inches wide may require more than one pull or knob.
Where do you put knobs on Shaker cabinet doors? Center of the Stile: Knobs and pulls can be placed halfway up the stile of your Shaker door. Keep in mind you’ll want to be able to reach the handles, since they will be placed higher up along the stile. Just Above or Below the Corners: Place the knobs or pulls 2” to 3” from the lower or upper corner.
How far apart should cabinet knobs be? In general, knobs should be placed 2 ½ to 3 inches from the edge of the upper right corner of base cabinets. It’s important to keep base cabinet knobs on the upper corner or style of base cabinet so you don’t have to bend down much to open your cabinets.
Where should Pulls be placed on cabinets? Pulls should be placed horizontally on drawers. For small drawers (less than 24” wide) center the knobs or pulls in both directions. Just like on larger drawers, pulls should be placed horizontally. Knobs and pulls can also be placed centered at the very top of the drawer panel, where the drawer rail begins.