Build Your Own Kitchen Cabinets

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F+W Media, Aug 1, 2003 - House & Home - 128 pages
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Build your own kitchen cabinets!

You don't need a showroom full of equipment or expertise in calculus to build your own kitchen cabinets. In fact, Danny Proulx's concise, easy-to-follow instructions enable you to create incredible kitchens with just a few power tools—a table saw, circular saw, router and drill.

Completely revised and updated, Build Your Own Kitchen Cabinets, Second Edition, provides start-to-finish guidelines for crafting upper and lower cabinets, plus practical information on kitchen design, material selection and tool shortcuts.

Proulx's instruction is practical, easy to understand and time-tested, refined in his own shop, and taught by him in countless seminars and workshops. You'll learn how to plan, design, construct and install your own complete handmade kitchen, from simple cabinets and over-the-sink cupboards to lazy-Susan shelving, stemware, storage and more:

  • Combine the beauty of traditional face-frame cabinetry with the strength and simplicity of European cabinetry and hardware
  • Build drawers, pull-outs and flip-outs to maximize storage space
  • Use European hinges, adjustable legs and other specialized hardware to take the guesswork out of construction and installation
  • Use simple butt joints to build strong cabinets quickly
  • Customize your cabinets' looks with a variety of door styles, countertops and finishes
Page after page, Danny Proulx proves that you can build your own beautiful kitchen cabinets.

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If I could only afford one book to learn how to build kitchen cabinets this one would be it.This book covers both faceframe and non face frameeuropean style cabinets. The book covers the building of ... Read full review

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Kitchens are the most heavily used area in the average home, so they are a popular area for remodeling; it doesn't hurt that remodeling costs can frequently be recouped if the house is sold. A ... Read full review


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Danny Proulx opened his own custom kitchen-remodeling shop, Rideau Cabinets, in 1989. He is the author of Building Woodshop Workstations, Display Cases You Can Build, Build Your Own Home Office Furniture, Building More Classic Garden Furniture and Fast & Easy Techniques for Building Modern Cabinetry. He lives in Ontario, Canada.

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