Beautiful cabinets really make the kitchen, don't they? Not only are cabinets handy storage, they also lend a certain level of elegance to the room depending on their craftmanship. If you would like to perform a kitchen makeover but don't want to hire someone else to do it for you, check out this eight part tutorial on how to build custom kitchen cabinets on your own.
In this tutorial by Lowe's, we learn how to prep and paint kitchen cabinets yourself! First, you will want to make sure you don't have laminate or tile countertops, because these can simply be replaced. After this, you will need to use sandpaper to sand down the surface of the cabinets. Next, you will need to paint primer on the surface of the cabinets, making sure you get into the creases of them as well. Now, paint over the primer once it has dried with your choice of glossy paint. After th...
No kitchen is complete without hanging wall cabinets. Whether your kitchen started off bare, or you've decided to throw up some new cabinets, installation isn't that hard. Like any home project, it just takes time and dedication. This instructional video demonstrates how to find the studs and mark the cabinets. You'll need some standard tools too, but if you've decided to hang your own cabinets, this probably doesn't come as much of a surprise.
In this tutorial, we learn how to refinish and paint cabinets. Start off by grabbing a fresh brush and dipping it into your favorite color of paint. Next, brush the outer edge of the cabinets, brushing off the corner instead of in the corner, which will create a mess. Now, paint the entire outside of the cabinet, making sure to paint more heavily in the parts of the cabinet that has gaps and creases in it. Next, apply a new layer but paint very smoothly so you don't get any bubbles or brush m...
In this installment of the Lowe's home improvement series, host, Mike Kraft, one of Lowe's home improvement experts, demonstrates how to install lighting under your kitchen cabinets to make navigating your counter top easier. Mike lists all the necessary tools and materials you will need to complete this do-it-yourself at home project. You will learn tips and tricks for hanging the light fixtures, as well as how to run the wiring, so that the wires remain hidden from plain view.
Painting kitchen cabinets is an easy and inexpensive way to bring old cabinets back to life. Meghan Carter shows you how to paint kitchen cabinets and offers a few inspirational decorating ideas for really dressing up your kitchen cabinets.
Need a change? Brighten up your kitchen and give your cabinets a new look with a fresh coat of paint. In this tutorial, learn how to paint your kithcen cabinets a fast and efficient way.
If your kitchen needs to a face lift, the most common, and expensive, area to work on are the cabinets. Cabinets can give a certain feel to the room depending on what the style may be. Taking out cabinets from an existing kitchen may be easy, but installing them can be a bit more difficult.
Cabinets are usually the most prominent feature of a kitchen and greatly determine the room's overall décor. Peeling paint, nicks and scratches, or a dull, dirty finish can plague older cabinets and really sap the pizzazz out of the living space. On the other hand, a fresh coat of paint can do wonders for cabinets and breathe new life into the kitchen. A repainting project can also save tons of money when compared to full cabinet replacement, which can easily total several thousands of dollar...
Alleviate frustration and take a few minutes to organize your cabinets. Watch this how to video and learn how easy it is to de-clutter kitchen cabinets with a professional organizer. Store your plates, glasses, and bakeware where you will be able to reach them.
Learn how to paint and refinish your kitchen cabinets.
Bob Schmidt tells us how to set up cabinets for an entertainment center in this tutorial. First, make sure you set base cabinets next to your wires and put a hole in the back of them so you can cover the wires up, but still have easy access to them. You can easily make these holes by using a small saw to cut them out after measuring the correct sizes. Next, Set your counters so they fit perfectly inside of your wall space. If you need to, cut out your panels and replace with mesh ones that le...
In this DIY guide from the folks at the Home Depot, we learn how to apply faux finish trim to cabinets. It's easy! So easy, in fact, that this clip can present a complete overview of the technique in about two minutes. For all of the details, take a look.
Meghan Carter of AsktheDecoraor.com demonstrates how to beautifully personalize your home. You will easily produce professional results when using stencils in you home if you follow these directions.
Glazing kitchen cabinets is an easy way to give your kitchen cabinets an antique look. Meghan Carter demonstrates how to glaze kitchen cabinets, so you can enjoy the rustic feel of glazed kitchen cabinets in your home. With her instructions, you'll have no trouble producing professional results when glazing kitchen cabinets.
A router makes a great tool to have when working on fine finish work. This Home & Garden how to video demonstrates the proper operation and use of the router for finishing work on cabinets. Remodeling your home doesn't have to be such a daunting task. Create beautifully rounded edges and trims with a router.
This video will give you tips on how to secure your cabinets so that things don't come flying out of them in the event of an earthquake.
Tim Carter explains how to put crown molding on your kitchen cabinets. This video explains how installing the molding can help increase the value of your home.
Tim Carter discusses tools and techniques into painting kitchen cabinets. Watch video for best results.
In this home repair video, Bob Schmidt will show you what you need for kitchen and cabinet installation. There are a few basic tools and supplies necessary for every home remodel project and this video shows you these products.
Check out this video to learn the basics of building cabinets for your home or office. The video covers basic construction, woodworking, cutting of boards using a Festool and tablesaw.
Tired of the clutter in your kitchen cabinet? Watch this how to video and learn to organize your kitchen cabinets with these smart stainless steel systems. Add roll out trays and and shelves to make pots and pans more accessible.
This how to video is a quick excerpt from a DIY show. Find out how to select and install cabinets for a bathroom makeover. Watch and get tips for installing your own bathroom sinks and cabinets. Doing things yourself will save money in the long run.
Want to illuminate your kitchen into perfection? Perfection doesn't cost a ton of money, and doesn't require a skilled electrician for installation. If you have a yearning for LED lighting in your kitchen, this video will show you the easy process of installing it on and under cabinets, controlled by only one switch. You'l need a LED power supply, stick LED, tape LED, and some other lights. This video is specifically for Hera lighting, but if you're using other LED lights, the process could w...
Learn how to install kitchen cabinets; watch a video that demonstrates tips on lay out, assembly, and mounting; materials and tools lists. Install new kitchen cabinets.
Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to install kitchen cabinets. Steps:
Installing new cabinets in your kitchen can greatly enhance the look and functionality of your kitchen - plus, updated kitchens are a major selling point for homebuyers. All you need to do is select the prefabricated cabinet style that you like and spend a weekend installing your new cabinets.
Want to remodel your kitchen? According to Darren Baensch, making your own kitchen cabinets is a breeze. With the tips from this tutorial you can make your own beautiful kitchen cabinets. Make your own kitchen cabinets.
Cabinets that open straight out and shut to close make so much ruckus, especially when you've got someone who's angry in the house. Sliding doors, meanwhile, are super chic, classy, and easily draw open and close without a fuss. Not to mention that most sliding cabinet doors are made of glass, which means you can show off your newest Wedgewood dinnerware set and Rosenthal cups.
It can be very difficult to see underneath wall cabinets. The cabinets and your body can cause a lot of shadows and make it very hard to see. Getting light under the cabinets is very easy. The answer is to install thin profile fluorescent lights that are made to go under the cabinets. Remove the diffuser and bulb from the lamp and you will expose the screw holes. Put the lamp up under the cabinet in the location that you want them to hang. You want to install them as far forward as possible. ...
In this tutorial, we learn how to paint a kitchen cabinet. First, you need to take the cabinets off from the base using a screwdriver and removing the hardware from them as well. After this, you will need to sand down the entire area of the cabinets and then number the door so you know where to put it back at. After it's sanded, you will need to paint the entire area of the door until it's covered. Paint on another coat if you need to. When finished, let dry and then paint the other side. Whe...
Do you want to learn how to build cabinets? Watch this five-part video tutorial for the basics of cabinet making using wood. Part one demonstrates the basics of making cabinet boxes from sheet goods while part two goes over how to cut the deck and stretchers for European-style frame less cabinets. Part three shows all the tools and some of the techniques you can use to apply edge banding. Finally, parts four and five demonstrates how to assemble to the cabinet carcass.
Have you accidentally been locked out of your mailbox, or lost the key for a cabinet holding all your important documents? For being such small locks, the ones on mailboxes and cabinets can be deceptively difficult. This tutorial shows you how to pick a four cylinder lock easily. You'll need some basic lock picking tools, scaled down to match the small size of the pick. Once you have the right tools and technique down, it's just a matter of being able to get past all the pins.
This how to video shows you how to perform some simple fixes to common problems that you might have with some of the cabinets around your house. This tutorial gives great solutions for those pesky cabinet doors.
In this home repair video Bob Schmidt tells you some things you need to consider when using cabinets that have been previously used in a different location with a different design.
If you want to renovate a kitchen easily, one of the best options is to keep your existing cabinets and either paint or stain them. This can save you a ton of money. But of course in order to do this, you'll have to remove the cabinet doors.
How to fix those loose and jiggly cupboard doors on your kitchen or bathroom cabinets. For this repair, you're going to need a flat head or phillips head screwdriver. Now, the type of screwdriver you're going to need is really dependent on the type of screw you have holding your cabinet door to your cabinet. We're going to use a phillips head screwdriver because, as you can see here, the top of our screw head is shaped like that of a crosshair. If it were shaped like one long groove in a stra...
Poor alignment of cabinet doors will cause a kitchen to look run-down and may be embarrassing to the homeowner. Luckily, with a single screw driver and a little ambition, the door alignment can look brand new.
Little ones love to explore and open doors. Keep them safe by childproofing your cabinets. Easy steps to prevent possible injuries that any parent wants to avoid.
Learn how to install safe, dimmable LED lights underneath cabinets in a kitchen or workshop. Step-by-step video instructions of the entire process. Install undercabinet LED lighting.