Cabinet How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our cabinet step-by-step tips & ideas.
How to Assemble RTA Cabinets
The day your ready-to-assemble cabinets arrive is an exciting one—but can easily be overwhelming. Here’s how to manage it all.
How to Clean Kitchen Cabinets
Banish the worst greasy messes from the cupboards and drawers that hold everything in your cook space.
How to Refinish Cabinets Without Sanding
Want to save time on a kitchen update? Consider painting your kitchen cabinets without having to sand them first. Read our tips to learn how.
How to Fix a Loose Cabinet Door
Put your loose, stripped, or sagging cabinet hinges back into place.
How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets
Choose the right paint and primer to give your kitchen cabinets a high-quality finish—without breaking your budget. This Old House painting expert Mauro Henrique shows host Kevin O’Connor the proper way to paint cabinets for a new, updated look.
How to Upgrade to Soft Close Cabinets
In this video, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert upgrades a kitchen to have soft close cabinets.
Generation Next: Cabinet Building 101, sponsored by Festool
Host Kevin O’Connor accompanies two TOH apprentices to one of Festool’s hands-on training workshops, where a master craftsman demonstrates how to assemble cabinetry
Corner Cupboard | New Yankee Workshop
Norm constructs a corner cupboard with glass-paned doors and a base cabinet with raised panel doors. Go to The New Yankee Workshop to see measured drawings for all projects
How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets & More
Transform the look of your cupboards with the right prep, primer, cabinet paint and bright ideas—on a budget.
How to Install New Kitchen Cabinets
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares expert tips and techniques for installing new kitchen cabinets
Build It | Movable Kitchen Island
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to fabricate a kitchen island out of stock cabinets
How to Update a Kitchen with Paint
Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor uses a special paint to revamp an old kitchen.
How to Hang a Kitchen Wall Cabinet
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet
How to Build a Custom Built-In Using Stock Shelving
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms stock shelving into a custom built-in
How to Build a Tool Storage Cabinet
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates wall-hung storage for tools and supplies
How to Build a Jelly Cupboard
Construct a cupboard from edge-glued pine panels, or select one to buy and get a jump on making preserves
How to Install Concealed Euro-Style Cabinet Hinges
Easily upgrade cabinets with these adjustable, hidden hinges.
How to Remove Painted Hinges from Wood Cabinets
Learn how to remove hinges buried under layers of paint while refinishing wood cabinets
Easy Kitchen Cabinet Makeovers
Stretch the life of kitchen cupboards by giving them a low-cost cottage-inspired face-lift
19 Ways to Cut Costs on Your House Remodel
Home renovation costs can add up quickly. Here are a handful of ways you can plan for a cheaper remodel.
How to Install Kitchen Cabinet Crown Molding
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his secrets for producing tight-fitting mitered corner joints on crown molding
How to Hang Kitchen Cabinets
The right way to put up cabinets with tight joints, flush frames, and perfectly aligned doors
How to Install a Frost-Proof Faucet
In this how-to video, This Old House plumbing and heating contractor Richard Trethewey shows how to replace a standard hose faucet with a freeze-resistant model
Pull-Out Kitchen Shelves: Installation in 8 Steps
Norm Abram shows how to create easy access to items by building sliding kitchen shelves in a base cabinet.
Recycling is part of life for many homeowners. Here's a rundown of products and ideas that make it easier.