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 ...READ MORE +
It's easy to install cabinets but hard to install cabinets correctly. Just consider an imperfect space that needs to seamlessly have kitchen cabinets fit together perfectly. Then factor in cabinet weight, the right tools, techniques and complex measurements. All that makes learning how to install ...READ MORE +
So you've reached the end of your cabinet installation and are looking for the best method of installing crown on cabinets. Well the good news is anyone can do it. But the bad news is it takes some skill with a miter saw, a few specialty tools like a crown jig*, and perhaps an extra stick or two of ...
Put down the tape measure if you have more than 1 or 2 knobs to install on your cabinets or furniture. Because the best way to damage your cabinets is to drill inaccurate holes. And a cabinet hardware jig is readily available for any budget.Back when I started in a cabinet shop I had the tedious ...READ MORE +
Installing toe kick should be one of the easiest tasks during a cabinet installation. Unless you have uneven floors, complex angles or lack the right tools.To help you with this task, in this article we'll review the basic steps for installing toe kick. And also cover some of the issues that might ...READ MORE +
If you've never installed a kitchen you might wonder how are kitchen cabinets attached to the wall? Because if you look at the massive weight some upper cabinets piled with dishes carry there has to be a solid connection to the wall. Well, the answer is typically with cabinet screws. But, every ...
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 ...READ MORE +
Having the right cabinet installation supplies on hand is a must for a cabinet installation. Both pros and DIY'ers will sometimes make the mistake of not having the right screws, shims, or other essential parts on hand. And off to the hardware store you will go looking for supplies. But it's not ...READ MORE +
Learning how to hang upper cabinets by yourself involves two steps. First, you'll need to have the right tools. And second a solid understanding of the steps to hand the cabinets.Of course, learning how to hang upper cabinets by yourself is also the first step in saving thousands versus a ...READ MORE +
After building and installing over 100 kitchens I have a good perspective when someone asks "can I install kitchen cabinets myself". How? Well, I was trained (and have trained) cabinet installers and know what skills are needed. But since the answer isn't black & white the ...READ MORE +
Installing a kitchen isn't easy. And filler strips can be one of the hardest parts of the install. But in this guide I'll show you the tips, tricks and tools on how to install cabinet fillers strips.So you have your kitchen cabinets ready to install and are (hopefully) checking measurements. And ...READ MORE +
As an alternative to the standard cabinet installation screws a cabinet hanging rail offers a few advantages. Due to their simplicity these kitchen cabinet hangers are popular with RTA cabinets like IKEA.But if you're looking for a cabinet hanging rail for your cabinet application there are ...