Installing Kitchen Cabinets

With these basic techniques, you can install your cabinets straight, solid and true

Required Tools for this Project

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

  • Clamps
  • Tape measure
  • Circular saw
  • Stud finder
  • 4-in-1 screwdriver
  • Belt sander
  • Block plane
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Level, 4-ft.
  • Drill bit set
  • Jigsaw

Required Materials for this Project

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

  • Shims
  • Screws, 2-1/2-in.