Farmhouse Kitchen Hardware

Guide to Farmhouse Cabinet Hardware Knobs and Pulls

After 15 years of the same shaker-style kitchen I’m in discussion on updating to a farmhouse kitchen. And, part of that process is finding farmhouse cabinet hardware to fit both the design and other hardware in the house. But, surprisingly, there aren’t many resources on farmhouse hardware. So, I pulled together a collection of knobs and pulls for farmhouse style kitchens.

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How to install cabinet knobs (and 5 things to NOT do)

Learning how to install cabinet knobs is one part cabinet knob placement and a second part having the right tools. In this article we’ll show you where to place your cabinet hardware, what tools will help you drill and even the right screws to install the knobs. Drilling a hole in your cabinets is a daunting task, isn’t it? Putting a hole in the wrong place can lead to an expensive fix. Or suffering with the consequences. The good news …

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Best Cabinet Hardware Jig

Guide to the best cabinet hardware jig (2021 hands on review)

Drilling holes in cabinets without a cabinet hardware jig is risky. Will the holes be the same door-to-door? What prevents the drill bit from wandering in the grain? In this guide learn what the best cabinet hardware jigs are and how to use them. Hey, 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 …

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Cabinet knob placement for doors and drawers (and 4 things NOT to do)

While not a surprise, when you drill holes in cabinets you can’t undo the hole. Which makes your cabinet knob placement decisions very important. Trying to figure out where to put your knobs? Or, wondering how to drill holes in cabinets? We’ll cover both topics in this article. 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 hardware jig like …

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