Cabinet Door Stoppers and Bumpers for No Slamming

The Best Cabinet Door Stoppers and Bumpers For Quiet Doors (2021)

With properly installed cabinet door stoppers your doors will stop hitting the wall and each other. And with cabinet bumpers and aftermarket cabinet dampers your cabinet doors can be upgraded to perform as well as newly installed cabinets. In this article learn how to: Limit the range of swing for a cabinet door How to install aftermarket soft-close to your kitchen And, the best updated cabinet bumpers to finish your upgrade Related Article: How to Upgrade Existing Cabinet Doors to …

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Best Cabinet Hardware Jig

The Best Cabinet Hardware Jig For Drawers and Doors (2021)

A cabinet hardware jig is used by professionals to ensure drawers and doors have hardware holes in the right place. And from oversize drawers to basic shaker cabinet doors the best cabinet hardware jigs will ensure a knob or handle is properly placed. First, it’s tempting to free-hand cabinet knobs and handles. I know, I’ve done it. But while I’ve drilled thousands of drawers and have a few decades experience to occasionally skip a jig, for DIY’ers one way to …

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Best Drawer Slides for Kitchen Cabinets

How to Upgrade Drawer Slides In 5 Easy Steps

Learning how to upgrade drawer slides for kitchen cabinets and furniture is as simple as picking the right drawer slide, rear mount brackets and a jig to accurately install them. #1. Pick drawer slides that fit the existing drawer dimensions. Learn More #2. Purchase drawer slide brackets for face frame cabinets. Learn More #3. Use a drawer slide jig to ensure slides operate correctly. Learn More First, replacing drawer slides is a project most woodworkers can easily tackle.  But for …

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What Size Drawer Slides

What Size Drawer Slides Do I Need? DIY Guide (2021)

When deciding what size drawer slides are needed for a cabinet or furniture project the best place to start is with the depth of the cabinet. But with drawer slides it is not just the length of the slide that matters, it is also the thickness or “side clearance”.  Which makes choosing drawer slides a bit confusing. But by understanding the basic features of a drawer slide it is (with a little effort) easy to get to the best drawer slide …

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Heavy Duty Drawer Slides

The Best Heavy Duty Drawer Slides in 2021

While heavy duty drawer slides are commonly used in industrial shelving, RV pullouts, and custom trailers there are key features that decide which slide type is best for each application. For example, choosing the best heavy duty drawer slide requires understanding features like locking, extension lengths and weight capacity for the best and safest solution. In this guide we’ll cover slides by their use: Heavy duty drawer slides for 250+ pound plus loads Extra long drawer slides that extend 36″ …

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cabinet knob placement

Guide to Cabinet Knob and Handle Placement

Proper cabinet knob placement is a must as once a hole is drilled you cannot undo it.  But it isn’t as simple as deciding where on the cabinet you want to place the knob. Did you know there are specialty cabinet knob placement tools made JUST for ensuring holes are accurately placed?  First, spending time and effort on where to place your cabinet hardware is important. But how you drill the holes is just as important – and why I use a cabinet …

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Drawer Slide Jig

The Best Drawer Slide Jig For Installing Drawers

As you probably know, installing drawers without a drawer slide jig is a recipe for frustration and poor performing drawers. But did you know that variations in cabinet construction, mounting styles of your drawers and jig bundles are factors in deciding on the best drawer slide jig for your projects? In this article learn what jig you’ll need and some accessories to go with it. When I first started building cabinets in the 1990’s we made our own drawer jigs that …

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Best Cabinet Door Damper for Soft Closing Door

The Best Cabinet Door Dampers for Soft Close Cabinet Doors [2021]

Cabinet door dampers are best way to have soft close doors without replacing the hinges. Did you know dampers are just as good as soft close hinges at closing a cabinet door? Or, that brand matters and there is (in my opinion) only ONE brand to use? Or that they install with one screw in just seconds? In this article learn what the best cabinet door dampers are and how to install them.

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