DIY Kitchen Cabinets

Update your kitchen cabinets with these DIY projects, repairs and ideas.

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DIY Kitchen Cabinets projects

  • How to Refresh Kitchen Cabinets

    Bring tired kitchen cabinets back to life with a good cleaning, new hardware, a fresh finish and a few simple, creative accents. This article…

  • How to Paint Kitchen Cabinets

    Paint cabinets to brighten a shabby kitchen. Choose an oil-based paint or a water-borne acrylic enamel. Both create tough, durable surfaces…

  • Do it right. Do it yourself.

    The Family Handyman is proud to announce the DIY University. Courses that give you the confidence and know-how to get the job done right.

  • Face Frame Cabinet Building Tips

    Build your own kitchen cabinets? Why not? Face frame cabinets are just plywood boxes with hardwood face frames, and you can buy doors (the hard…

  • Install Cabinets Like a Pro!

    Tips for installing box cabinets successfully. Learn how to hang kitchen wall cabinets and install island cabinets with these pro tips.

  • 10 Simple Kitchen Cabinet Repairs

    Tune up your kitchen cabinets and make them look and work like new. Learn quick fixes for banging, misaligned doors, sticky drawers, broken…

  • Frameless Kitchen Cabinets

    Here’s a home improvement job that’ll give you instant home equity along with great visual impact. Installing your own kitchen…

  • Installing Kitchen Cabinets

    Install kitchen cabinets—base, wall and peninsula—using professional techniques. Hanging cabinets is easy and you'll save on…

  • How to Refinish Kitchen Cabinets

    Transform dated, worn-out cabinets into attractive new ones. This article shows how to refinish old kitchen cabinets and replace the doors and…

  • How to Replace a Sink Base Cabinet Floor

    The flimsy particleboard bottoms in most kitchen and bathroom sink bases are often swollen and moldy from leaks. The best fix is to cut them out…

  • How to Install Cabinet Hardware

    Get knobs and pulls right the first time