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.

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  • 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 Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen

    Add undercabinet lighting to existing kitchen cabinets. This unique method of wiring undercabinet lights eliminates disruptive wall tear-out…

  • How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets

    Instead of replacing your old kitchen cabinets, make them new by repainting them. With an inexpensive paint sprayer and a few gallons of paint…

  • DIY Furniture

    Looking for inexpensive DIY furniture plans? These three projects will show you how to turn stock kitchen cabinets into a TV stand, a storage…

  • Convert Wood Cabinet Doors to Glass

    Complete a dramatic kitchen upgrade in 2 hours by upgrading your cabinet doors from wood to glass.

  • Home Repair: How to Fix Kitchen Cabinets

    Kitchen cabinets work hard, and all that opening and closing creates a variety of problems. Most are inexpensive and easy to fix, so take a day…

  • 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…

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