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UPDATE: Back to Basics: Constructing Kitchen Cabinets and How to Make Kitchen Cabinets from Fox Chapel Publishing

comments (28) August 30th, 2011 in blogs

BetsyE Betsy Engel, contributor
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Constructing Kitchen Cabinets 
How to Make Kitchen Cabinets
Fox Chapel Publishing, 2010 and 2011.
$19.95; 144 pp and $24.95; 256 pp.

These 2 books will cover the bases for your kitchen design and installation. Back to Basics: Constructing Kitchen Cabinets gives you basic info about layout and design; casework; doors and drawers; installation and countertop choices. How to Make Kitchen Cabinets is a collection of articles from past issues of American Woodworker. These articles cover the same topics as Back to Basics, but a little more thoroughly and the book also includes a separate chapter on hinges and hardware and has a chapter with kitchen projects including custom made crown molding, a kitchen stool, and an appliance garage. So if you are ready to make a new kitchen, these books might be right for you.

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Comments (28)

johnb johnb writes: Count me in!
Posted: 8:21 pm on August 28th

jojojellybean jojojellybean writes: Sign me up.
Posted: 11:11 pm on August 27th

2morweeks 2morweeks writes: After twenty five years of living with an inferior kitchen, we have decided it's time to remodel. Although I've built many cabinets, I've yet to tackle an entire kitchen. Please put my name in the hat for these books as well.
Posted: 8:56 pm on August 27th

DaddyLongLegs DaddyLongLegs writes: a comment
Posted: 1:37 pm on August 27th

utbigrod utbigrod writes: Look like great books!
Posted: 10:17 am on August 27th

cahudson42 cahudson42 writes: Ad another name in the hat..:>)
Posted: 1:52 am on August 25th

Brian4star Brian4star writes: Just finishing my first kitchen cabinet for my daughter. Now to look into these books to see just how far off I was from the right way!
Posted: 12:22 pm on August 24th

Brian Gray Brian Gray writes: I have an upcoming cabinet project and could really use the information in these books. Please enter me in the selection process.
Posted: 9:29 am on August 24th

Corrales_Bob Corrales_Bob writes: Can't have too many WW books.
Posted: 9:02 am on August 23rd

pjpryor pjpryor writes: My wife and I are in the planning stage of a kitchen redo these books would help greatly. Thanks
Posted: 10:18 pm on August 22nd

Dean7 Dean7 writes: Yes, I would like these two books.
Posted: 4:13 pm on August 22nd

gregpete gregpete writes: Sure could use this to help redo the son-in-law and daughters cabinets
Posted: 12:10 pm on August 22nd

tigger959 tigger959 writes: Ditto on the signup. Will come in handy when I start making cabinets for my NEW workshop!
Posted: 12:08 pm on August 22nd

brrbtr brrbtr writes: I'd like to win this!
Posted: 11:39 am on August 22nd

willframe willframe writes: Sounds like a deal to me...please sign me up!
Posted: 11:27 am on August 22nd

1850timberframe 1850timberframe writes: I'm in the process of building kitchen cabinets NOW so these books would be a great addition to the few I already have. It's always great to get a different perspective & tweak the design & construction as you go along.
Posted: 10:55 am on August 22nd

rennX rennX writes: Sign me up
Posted: 10:15 am on August 22nd

PMELCHMAN PMELCHMAN writes: Thanks for the opportunity...


Posted: 3:57 am on August 22nd

HayesFurnitureDesign HayesFurnitureDesign writes: Free is good

Posted: 9:59 pm on August 21st

Red_F Red_F writes: comment
Posted: 8:33 pm on August 21st

Circuit Rider Circuit Rider writes: Sign me up as well.

Posted: 7:36 pm on August 21st

JeffB JeffB writes: I have scheduled next year to re-build my kitchen cabinets, so this book would be great!
Posted: 6:15 pm on August 21st

AKWintermute AKWintermute writes: yep
Posted: 4:17 pm on August 21st

Kevin_Smith Kevin_Smith writes: I'd like the books, also, but can't go in for this neutering business. Thanks.
Posted: 2:58 pm on August 21st

highpro highpro writes: I need new kitchen cabinets and want to build them myself. I'm in!
Posted: 2:56 pm on August 21st

tgibbons tgibbons writes: neter me too :-)
Posted: 12:15 pm on August 21st

palonso palonso writes: please neter me in the contest
Posted: 12:03 pm on August 21st

palonso palonso writes: please neter me in the contest
Posted: 12:03 pm on August 21st

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