This book demonstrates how to design and make built-in cabinets for a variety of rooms.
It includes instructions for cutting, joining, finishing and installing, plus advice for working with different materials.
It includes a colourful 16-page idea gallery. Demonstrating how woodworkers can approach the complex job of designing and making built-in cabinets for kitchens, family rooms, and home offices, this technical handbook provides meticulously detailed shop drawings, instructions, and hundreds of professional tips for saving time, materials, unnecessary aggravation, and money.
Bob Lang offers practical, hands-on guidance for building traditional face-frame cabinets as well as constructing contemporary frameless cabinets.
Woodworkers will learn how to measure rooms and design fitting cabinetry that considers both function and aesthetics, how to develop working shop drawings and cutting lists, and how to work with materials as varied as solid wood and plastic laminate. Technical instructions for cutting and joining the basic box, as well as for fitting it to drawers, sinks, corners, appliances, and islands, are also included, as are detailed steps for sanding, finishing and installing each piece.
This revised edition also offers a colourful new 16-page idea gallery with photographs of finished cabinets.