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DIY Kitchen Cabinets

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

  1. 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 part) online.

Other Projects for DIYers from The Family Handyman:

  1. How to Fix a Broken Door Hinge

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    If the hinge screws have broken out of a particleboard door and taken chunks of the particleboard with them, the right glue can usually fix the damage.

  2. How to Spray Paint Kitchen Cabinets

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    Instead of replacing your old kitchen cabinets, make them new by repainting them. With an inexpensive paint sprayer and a few gallons of paint you can transform your kitchen in a weekend.

  3. Frameless Kitchen Cabinets

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    Here’s a home improvement job that’ll give you instant home equity along with great visual impact. Installing your own kitchen cabinets isn’t as difficult as you might think, but it does require some basic carpentry skills. We’ll show you wall and floor prep tips to make the job go faster and easier.

  4. Installing Kitchen Cabinets

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

  5. Kitchen Cabinets: 9 Easy Repairs

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    Sometimes, it's the little things that drive us crazy in the kitchen. The loose door knobs, nicked door fronts and slamming drawers. If any of these sound familiar, check out this collection of quick and easy kitchen cabinet repairs. You'll find simple solutions for many of the most common kitchen ...

  6. Convert Wood Cabinet Doors to Glass

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

  7. How to Replace a Sink Base Cabinet Floor

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    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 and replace them.

  8. How to Install Under Cabinet Lighting in Your Kitchen

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    Add undercabinet lighting to existing kitchen cabinets. This unique method of wiring undercabinet lights eliminates disruptive wall tear-out and minimizes the difficult job of fishing cables from your attic or basement.

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