Cabinet How To & DIY
Improve the value of your home by discovering our cabinet step-by-step tips & ideas.
The day your ready-to-assemble cabinets arrive is an exciting one—but can easily be overwhelming. Here’s how to manage it all.
Banish the worst greasy messes from the cupboards and drawers that hold everything in your cook space.
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.
Put your loose, stripped, or sagging cabinet hinges back into place.
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.
In this video, Ask This Old House carpenter Nathan Gilbert upgrades a kitchen to have soft close cabinets.
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
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
Transform the look of your cupboards with the right prep, primer, cabinet paint and bright ideas—on a budget.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares expert tips and techniques for installing new kitchen cabinets
Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to fabricate a kitchen island out of stock cabinets
Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor uses a special paint to revamp an old kitchen.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva transforms stock shelving into a custom built-in
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates wall-hung storage for tools and supplies
Construct a cupboard from edge-glued pine panels, or select one to buy and get a jump on making preserves
Easily upgrade cabinets with these adjustable, hidden hinges.
Learn how to remove hinges buried under layers of paint while refinishing wood cabinets
Stretch the life of kitchen cupboards by giving them a low-cost cottage-inspired face-lift
Home renovation costs can add up quickly. Here are a handful of ways you can plan for a cheaper remodel.
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares his secrets for producing tight-fitting mitered corner joints on crown molding
The right way to put up cabinets with tight joints, flush frames, and perfectly aligned doors
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
Norm Abram shows how to create easy access to items by building sliding kitchen shelves in a base cabinet.