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Question from Janet:
Is there a formula to determine how deep something (a cabinet)
should be based on how tall it is?

No. I'm sure some designers have their own favorite rule of thumb but that's their preference.

I once read a woodworking magazine article about the use of the Golden Rectangle in furniture design. The artist's illustrations were way off the theoretical dimensions described - and in some cases they looked much better than the ones described in the captions!

Good Hunting!

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