Cabinet Refacing

Get the look of new cabinets in one weekend for one-third the cost!

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Miter saw
  • Brad nail gun
  • Cordless drill
  • Circular saw
  • Caulk gun
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • File
  • Forstner drill bits

You'll also need a laminate slitter, a paper cutter and a veneer tool.

  • Self-sticking wood veneer
  • 1/4-in. (or 1/8-in.) plywood
  • Construction adhesive
  • Medium-grit sanding sponge
  • Prefinished doors and drawer fronts
  • Adjustable cup hinges
  • Two-part wood filler
  • Denatured alcohol
  • Stain pen
  • Colored putty
  • 3/4-in. brad nails