It’s a universal need—more storage. Whether you’re housing books and DVDs, kitchen items, sports gear for the kids, or even the very tools you use to create woodworking projects like these, a little extra storage goes a long way. Following the success of the best-selling Shelves, Cabinets & Bookcases, this all-new collection of 25 how-to articles from recent issues of Fine Homebuilding and Fine Woodworking magazines will inspire carpenters, woodworkers, and DIY-ers of all skill levels to create practical yet beautiful units for keeping life straight. Sturdy and attractive is the theme that runs through each project, including a multitude of bookcases, entertainment center built-ins, mudroom clutter busters, and custom kitchen cabinets. Expert advice from America’s most accomplished craftsmen will lead the way for designing and building the cabinets, built-ins, and bookcases readers will love.
This is one of the trilogy of Krenov's woodworking books. He discusses coopered doors, joinery, frame and panel work, selecting and preparing wood. This is the only one of Krenov's books that is substantially a "how to" book.
Anyone can learn the pros carpentry secrets thanks to Popular Mechanics and Rick Peters. Popular Mechanics covers everything: the equipment needed and how to use it; window and door casings; baseboards; all types of molding (including the always-challenging crown molding); wainscoting; and architectural trim like gingerbread. There are even insider tips on decorative molding, including how to dress up a plain door so it looks like it has raised panels. For owners wanting to add trim to their home, this book is the most valuable tool of all!
"A Complete Guide to Design and Construction". The face of any cabinet, whether in a kitchen, bath, built-in or stand-alone furniture is the doors and drawers. They, along with moldings or trim, define the style of a cabinet. Beyond the wide variety of stylistic differences, there are dozens of ways to build drawers or doors. And different methods have specific applications, depending on the use of the cabinet. While it's easy to learn how to build a basic cabinet box, making durable, well-fitting, and attractive doors and drawers is more challenging. This book covers all styles and methods of building drawers and doors, as well as installing hardware and design. Also covers full size doors.
No detail exemplifies the quality of a piece of furniture better than a drawer; and no other aspect of furniture making causes as much anxiety. The Drawer Book gives you foolproof steps to create every kind of drawer, with every kind of woodworking joint, as well as professional information on the best way to fit and mount every drawer. With this book and careful work you can create your own top quality drawers.
Doors and drawers are the working parts of cabinets, and they're also what people see. That's why doors and drawers are so important-how they're designed and made determines how the cabinet looks and functions. Novice woodworkers often find the design of a door or drawer to be intimidating. Proulx offers step-by-step instructions on a wide variety of doors and drawers. Included are pull-outs for kitchens, slab doors, frame-and-panel, arched frame-and-panel, cope-and-stick, glass panel, tambour doors, and various types of drawers.
By refacing old cabinets, virtually anyone with basic skills can make a kitchen or any room in the house look stunning and new, at a fraction of what it would cost to install new cabinets. The secret is knowing how to refurbish old but solid cabinets by applying high-quality wood laminate and new cabinet doors, door fronts and or trim. Kimball, a professional remodeler, shows readers everything they need to know to achieve a terrific new look for the kitchen. Includes numerous detailed illustrations.