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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 hardwareBuild drawers, pull-outs and flip-outs to maximize storage spaceUse European hinges, adjustable legs and other specialized hardware to take the guesswork out of construction and installationUse simple butt joints to build strong cabinets quicklyCustomize your cabinets' looks with a variety of door styles, countertops and finishesPage after page, Danny Proulx proves that you can build your own beautiful kitchen cabinets.
Superbly detailed, this fully updated step-by-step guide walks readers through all the stages of planning, design, construction and installation of kitchen cabinets. It makes it all possible, even with only a few basic tools. And its practical approach anticipates readers' questions and concerns every step of the way. Danny Proulx covers:
- Planning, cutting and assembly details for upper and lower cabinets
- A range of cabinetry--from simple cabinets and custom appliance garages, to over-the-sink cupboards, lazy-Susan shelving and stemware storage
- Practical information on kitchen design, material selection and tool shortcuts
- Unique information on customizing cabinets, building strong cabinets quickly combining traditional methods with European cabinetry techniques and hardware
- Plus, a full-color gallery of kitchen designs
Practical information on kitchen design which makes kitchen cabinetmaking accessible to woodworkers of all skill levels, this volume walks the reader through the stages of planning, design, construction and installation and features a range of cabinetry and a full-colour gallery of kitchen design.