Trimwork, Cabinetry

Custom White Oak Kitchen Worth Writing Home About


Counting down the top 15 pages of 2016. This one is #4. Furniture-grade cabinetry with simple joinery

How to Make Millwork—Minus The Molder


Many remodels require matching an existing trim profile for new doors or windows.  When an old profile isn't available, you can make new pieces with a little bit of 'millwork magic'—and a giant pencil

Sweet Tip for Removing Buried Baseboard


Additional layers of flooring can bury baseboards making them look squat (bad) and difficult to remove (worse).

Shop-Made Kitchen Cabinet Boxes

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Kitchen cabinet carcasses are just four-sided cubes made with plywood and simple joinery. Repetition is the name of this game.

Scalable Tuscan Order Dimensions With A SketchUp 'Calculator'


Put away the abacus, Hoss—here's a Visual Construction Calculator for your proportional processing ponderances


A 'Good-Enough' Way to Build Drawer Boxes


One way to build drawer boxes fast, efficient, and repeatable


Roll-Out Cabinet for Corner Storage


Heavy-duty drawer hardware and a simple cabinet turns a blind corner into roll-out storage


Cutting Crown Molding on the Flat


Forget about upside-down and backwards, just lay it on the table and cut it

3 Rules For Designing Crown Molding

Tuscan order entablature

Look at walls like they're Classical columns to find the right proportions and shapes

Japanese Carpenters Assemble a Beam with Incredibly Tight Joinery

Two Japanese carpenters demonstrate the mortise joinery used to assemble a built-up beam. The claim is that the joined beam is as strong as a solid one.


Even More Ecua-Doors

UPDATED (again!) with more doors of Ecuador

Framing Tip: Take the Guesswork out of Hanging Cabinets

Framing blocking for cabinetry

Wall cabinets have a quiet and important job description: Hold heavy glassware and ceramics up in the air. Do not peel away from the wall—just sit there and look pretty.