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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


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 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

All About Kitchen Cabinets

More than just storage for pots and plates, cabinetry defines the look of your cook space. The experts at This Old House help you pick the right style for your budget and your needs

Kitchen Cabinet Install

In this video, Tom Silva demostrates his preferred cabinet installation method. What's yours?

Pro Secrets for Painting Kitchen Cabinets

Professional painter John Dee shows how to give dark cupboards the glossy, smooth look of factory-finish cabinets without having to order new doors

Nontoxic Kitchen Cabinets

These days you can get cabinets with solid earth-friendly cred in a variety of styles and prices

How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

A makeover doesn't necessarily mean replacing those gloomy cabinets. You can clean them up and brush on some new paint—and within a weekend take that kitchen from dreary to sunny.

Kitchen Cabinet Painting Guide

Here are a few of our favorite faux finishes that can spice up your kitchen's style

How to Hang Kitchen Cabinets

The right way to put up cabinets with tight joints, flush frames, and perfectly aligned doors

Building a Ventilated Cabinet Door

Wooden grille inserts provide plenty of airflow


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

How to Reface Kitchen Cabinets

Renew your kitchen in one wallet-friendly weekend

Reface or Replace Cabinets?

Is refacing kitchen cabinets a viable option or a mail-marketed ripoff?

Adding Glide-Out Shelves

Base-cabinet storage you can really use.

Collection Agents

Recycling is part of life for many homeowners. Here's a rundown of products and ideas that make it easier.

Sorting the Choices When Buying Cabinets

Choosing kitchen cabinets can make anyone sweat. Double the decisions and you've got a real barn burner