Trimwork & Cabinetry
Two ways to spice up stock cabinets
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.
Five ways to draw circles
Celebrate simplicity ... and sharp chisels
Angled cabinets with wiring chases, prebuilt, installed, and dressed up with moldings.
Angled and tapered legs make a saddle for the tapered top
For three years and a day journeymen walk, work, and sleep under the stars
An icon of Craftsman joinery, the pegged mortise, faceted with a file and chisel
A man, a plan, and some Baltic birch plywood becomes a stand-alone portable woodworking shop.
A rather biased view on whether or not to use biscuit joiners for slab glue-ups—but what do you really think, Jesse?
Don't forget to add the drywall thickness to the kitchen plan dimensions for an accurate framing layout. Kitchen plans indicate finished dimensions, not rough.
When installing a short run of vanity cabinets, you can use a story stick and a level
There are always hiccups in kitchen remodels. Here are some field-modification solutions to common installation problems.