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Get tips on materials and cabinet installation to maintenance and repair.

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Build It | Movable Kitchen Island

Ask This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to fabricate a kitchen island out of stock cabinets

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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How to Install New Kitchen Cabinets

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares expert tips and techniques for installing new kitchen cabinets

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How to Update a Kitchen with Paint

Ask This Old House host Kevin O'Connor uses a special paint to revamp an old kitchen.

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How to Hang a Kitchen Wall Cabinet

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva helps a homeowner purchase and install a kitchen wall cabinet

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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

5 Rules for Open Shelving in Your Kitchen

How to showcase your dinnerware in open storage cabinets

Kitchen Solutions: Considering Cabinets

Kitchen designer Kathy Marshall and TOH host Kevin O'Connor review the options for the dominant fixture in any cookspace

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How to Build a Tool Storage Cabinet

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva creates wall-hung storage for tools and supplies