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S21 E9, Nathan Gilbert installs cabinet hardware

How to Install Cabinet Hardware

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert on a house call as he helps a homeowner with a basic problem. The two work together to install hardware on builder-grade cabinets for a major upgrade.


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.

S21 E2, Nathan Gilbert restores a built-in

How to Repair Cracks in a Built-In China Cabinet

Carpenter Nathan Gilbert and paint expert Mauro Henrique help a homeowner solve a common problem with built-in cabinets in older homes.


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

S20 E33, Tom Silva builds a baseball bat dispay case

Build Your Own Baseball Bat Display Case

General contractor Tom Silva shows us how to turn a basic home-built box into a baseball bat display case worthy of any commemorative or championship bat.

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.

All About Ready-to-Assemble Cabinets

When it comes to kitchen remodeling, cabinets take a big chunk of the budget. An alternative to traditional factory-built boxes, RTA cabinets promise big savings in exchange for some sweat equity.

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.

Kitchen Cabinets That Won’t Go Out of Style

Consider these classic cupboards that will suit your cook space today and for years to come.


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 Install Kitchen Cabinets

From preparing your space to adjusting the doors, here's how to put your kitchen cabinets into place.

Why You Should Replace Your Kitchen Cabinet Doors

Are you thinking about replacing your kitchen cabinet doors? Consider all the costs and effort required when deciding to how to update your cabinets.

How to Fix a Loose Cabinet Door

Put your loose, stripped, or sagging cabinet hinges back into place.


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 Clean Kitchen Cabinets

Banish the worst greasy messes from the cupboards and drawers that hold everything in your cook space.

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.

11 Types of Hinges You Should Know

Read this DIY guide to hinges, their design, style, and purpose.

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.

10 Kitchen Cabinet Makeover Ideas

Our favorite how-to guides to help inspire your next kitchen cabinet makeover without replacing your existing cabinets while staying within budget.

How to Install Concealed Euro-Style Cabinet Hinges

Easily upgrade cabinets with these adjustable, hidden hinges.

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

From knowing how to prep to finding the best paint for cabinets, here’s some helpful advice on bringing your kitchen back to life without breaking your budget.


How to Hang Crown Molding on Kitchen Cabinets

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva installs crown molding on kitchen cabinets with full overlay doors.


How to Build a Wall-Hung TV Cabinet

Build a wall-hung cabinet with bifold doors to hide the TV when it's not being used.

Installing Flooring or Cabinets: Which Comes First?

Should you install a kitchen floor before the cabinets?

All About Cabinets

What to Know About Non-Toxic Kitchen Cabinets

Protect your health by choosing one of these non-toxic materials for your cabinets.

Repairing a Cabinet Frame in the Field

When a crack appeared in the panel around a farmhouse-style sink, master cabinet installer Jon Hilgenberg handled it with a simple fix

Make Mini Barn Doors for Cabinets

Love the look of sliding barn doors, but don’t have the wall space to use them? Consider a scaled-down version for concealing less-than-lovely appliances


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

Pro Checklist for Cabinet Enameling

Pro painter Nick Slavik takes you out into the field to give you a Master Class on kitchen cabinet refinishing


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

Butterfly Hinges Perfect for Cabinet Upgrades

Try these symmetrical, surface-mount hinges on inset cabinet doors in need of a style metamorphosis