Cabinet Lift to Install Cabinets

Using a Cabinet Lift to Install Upper Cabinets the Easy Way

Name one tool that’s the cost of a high quality miter saw and could save your back? While a cabinet lift might not have been top of mind, for a woodworker or contractor it’s one of those obscure tools that can avoid injuries. Why do I care? Well, I’ve built and installed more than my share of kitchens and furniture pieces.  And I’ve had two back surgeries because of it.  Why do I link cabinets and back issues? Well, cabinets and …

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Cabinet Hanging Rail Kit

The Best Cabinet Hanging Rail System

While screwing cabinets to the wall is one way to install cabinets, cabinet hangers offer a much simpler solution. Did you know a standard cabinet installation requires complex measurements to translate wall stud locations to cabinet backs? Perhaps you do, and is why you want the simplicity of a cabinet hanging rail. In this article learn about these rail systems and what’s best for your installation.

Easy DIY Keyboard Tray for Desk

How To Build a DIY Keyboard Tray

For just a few dollars on slides and 30 minutes of time anyone can build a DIY keyboard tray. Not sure what drawer slides to use? Have a standing desk or beam and need to do a DIY clamp on keyboard tray? Learn how to add a keyboard tray to your desk in just a few minutes in this guide (with the right keyboard slide). With working from home a trend that is unlikely to reverse, a comfortable workstation at …

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Trim installation tools for installing molding

13 Trim Installation Tools (Pro and DIY)

Installing trim can be a daunting task without the right trim installation tools. For example, figuring out compound angles on crown molding or making an adjustment to the back of trim to fit the wall can be a major headache. In this article learn what tools are available to let you tackle trim installation for a higher quality result. After installing thousands of feet of trim I’ve found simple tools like a make the job go easier (and faster). And, …

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Best Cabinet Hardware Jig

Best Cabinet Hardware Jig For Knobs and Handles

Drilling holes in cabinets without a cabinet hardware jig is risky. Will the holes be the same door-to-door? How do I keep the drill bit from moving when I start drilling? Without a cabinet handle jig you’ll risk expensive damage. 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 …

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Cabinet Installation Tools

The Best Cabinet Installation Tools To Properly Install Cabinets (DIY Guide)

The right cabinet installation tools will let you install a kitchen the right way. But first, did you know you’ll need a special tool to hold cabinets in the air, another to clamp your cabinets, special levels and even wedges? In this article learn how to keep some of that average $5000 kitchen installation cost by investing in the right tools to install cabinets.

Best Cabinet Screws for Installing Cabinets and Hardware

Best Cabinet Screws For Installing Cabinets and Hardware

Buying cabinet screws for installing hardware or the cabinets themselves requires some basic understanding of head and thread design. For example, the best cabinet installation screws feature a thin shank, self tapping design with a flat washer head. Meanwhile hardware screws have a thick shank and aggressive thread design. Learn what the best cabinet screws are for your project in this article.

Best Cabinet Door Damper for Soft Closing Door

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.

Best Cabinet Clamps

Ultimate Guide: 15 Best Cabinet Clamps For Woodworking

Having the best cabinet clamps on hand will help with everything from panel gluing to assembling finished doors. But did you know there are over a dozen varieties of clamps for jobs like rough gluing, box assembly, door clamping and even specialty cabinet claws used during installation? In this article learn about the best woodworking clamps to build your cabinets.

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