Best Cabinet Screws for Installing Cabinets and Hardware

Best cabinet screws for installing cabinets and hardware (DIY guide)

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]

With cabinet door dampers costing just a few dollars a door there’s no reason you shouldn’t have soft close cabinet doors. Better yet, a damper will install in just seconds a door and the best dampers are completely adjustable to your size door. In this article learn what the best cabinet door dampers are and how to install them. When I built my cherry cabinets in 2005 soft close cabinet hinges were just becoming mainstream. So, while I should have …

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Best Cabinet Clamps

15 best cabinet clamps for building cabinets [Woodworking Clamps]

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.

How to Hang Upper Cabinets by Yourself

How to hang upper cabinets by yourself – DIY Guide [2021]

Not sure how to hang upper cabinets by yourself? In this guide we’ll show you some tools and tricks that should let you do this job yourself. From helping with the weight of upper cabinets to having the right screws and cabinet installation tools this job can be done alone… First, I’ve installed many kitchens without help. And while it’s not my preferred approach it can be done. However, I’ve had the experience of installing over 100 custom-made kitchens and know …

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How to install cabinet filler strips

How to Install Cabinet Filler Strips in a Few Easy Steps [2021]

Installing a kitchen and not sure how to install a filler strip? Stuck on calculating widths or the best way to attach it? Not sure what the right clamps or screws are? In this guide we’ll show you the tips, tricks and tools on installing filler strips It’s easier to screw a cabinet to the wall than it is to install a filler strip. If you haven’t started the installation, or can wait a few days, you’ll want to buy …

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DIY Adjustable Desk Sit Stand

How to build a DIY adjustable height desk (sit and stand)

We all know sitting all day is bad for your health. And with work shifting from offices to homes a lot of us need a sit stand desk – but can’t afford it. The solution? A DIY adjustable height desk anyone can build. While there are ready-built desks, like this , or surface mounted add-on like the not everyone has the budget for a factory option. So what are your options?  Can I make one myself?  Fortunately, building a sit …

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Easy DIY Keyboard Tray for Desk

How to build a custom DIY keyboard tray in just 30 minutes

For just a few dollars on slides and 30 minutes of time just about 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). After I built my keyboard tray I was immediately surprised at how natural …

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Cabinet Jack and Claw

How to use a cabinet jack and claw

If you haven’t installed cabinets before you probably don’t know the benefits of a cabinet jack and claw. While ominous sounding, a cabinet claw is a bi-directional clamp for gripping face frames. And a cabinet jack is a tool to hold upper cabinets in place so the installers hands are free. As you can guess, combining these tools gives you a way to suspend cabinets in place, clamp them and then install the cabinet screws. And without these tools you’ll …

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