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.
What is the proper height for cabinet knobs? On wall cabinets, knobs are usually placed 2-1/2” to 3” from the bottom corner of the door. On base cabinets, they are placed 2-1/2” to 3” from the upper corner of the door.
Where does the knob go on a shaker cabinet door? 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.
Where should door knobs be placed left or right? If the current door’s hinges are on the right side and the door swings inward, then you need to have your knob or handle installed on the left side. If the door’s hinges are on the left side and the door still swings inward, you need to have your knob or handle installed on the right side.