Cabinet Facelift

Six simple, attractive kitchen upgrades you can do yourself—without replacing your cabinets

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Hammer
  • Miter saw
  • Brad nail gun
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Drill bit set
  • Jigsaw
  • One-handed bar clamps
  • Paintbrush
  • Wood glue
  • Wood chisel

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Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • Primer
  • Paint
  • Sandpaper, 120-grit
  • Mineral spirits
  • Ammonia