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Our company remodels a lot of kitchens, and one of our signature designs is a boxbay window that’s placed at countertop height, making it possible to run a stone or Corian countertop into the bay, which is typically 12 to 18 inches deep. Except for the insulated glass units, it uses all stock materials. The design shown here is field proven for an opening size of up to 5 by 4 feet with a 12-inch extension; anything larger than that should probably be cleared with an engineer first. Layout and Framing The top of the opening will be dictated by the counter height, but it’s important to plan the depth of the base so that