Cabinets

The term “cabinet” is now generally understood a medium to large size piece of furniture dedicated to storage, which is accessed by doors and may consist of many small drawers or open shelving. The earliest cabinets, however, were specifically designed
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  • My Dream KitchenMy Dream Kitchen

    by Norm Abram

    Turn the kitchen you dream about into your dream kitchen with help from Norm Abram, host of The New Yankee Workshop. This kitchen, featured on the 2008 season of ...

  • Wall Cabinet in CherryWall Cabinet in Cherry

    by Matthew Teague

    Almost every home has a narrow wall -- usually at the end of a hallway or by an entry door -- where nothing seems to fit. This cherry cabinet was designed for such ...

  • Up for Bid: Jimmy Carter’s Handmade CabinetUp for Bid: Jimmy Carter’s Handmade Cabinet

    by David Heim

    The former president and woodworker to auction off persimmon cabinet at Carter Center benefit

  • A Short History of CabinetsA Short History of Cabinets

    by Graham Blackburn

  • A Classic CaseA Classic Case

    by Gregory Paolini

    Although this cherry bookcase wouldn't be out of place in a 1902 Stickley catalog, it's made with nontraditional joinery and material. Gregory Paolini offers plans ...

  • A Little MasterpieceA Little Masterpiece

    by Randall O'Donnell

    With three carved fans and 271 hand-cut dovetails, this 1750s mahogany and pine document cabinet is for those who want to take their woodworking skills to a new ...

  • Updating an AntiqueUpdating an Antique

    by Nancy R. Hiller

    Reproducing furniture doesn't limit you to identically reproducing function. The author, a designer by trade, kept the proportions from an inspiration piece but ...

  • Small Stand is a Lesson in CurvesSmall Stand is a Lesson in Curves

    by Stephen Hammer

    Here's a challenging project for woodworkers weary of flat surfaces. Furniture maker Stephen Hammer leads readers through the construction of a small stand, with ...

  • Cherry and Fir BookcaseCherry and Fir Bookcase

    by Peter Zuerner

    The project plans and step-by-step instructions in this article will lead you through the process of building an attractive and functional bookcase of cherry and ...

  • Engineering an Entertainment CenterEngineering an Entertainment Center

    by Brooks Tanner

    A good design for an entertainment center involves a lot of planning, examining the requirements of each component, and then integrating everything seamlessly. ...

  • Bookshelves in a DayBookshelves in a Day

    by Steve Latta

    Steve Latta designed a set of bookshelves that will cover a lot of wall but requires only a little time and material to build. Using housed lap joints cut with ...

  • Build a Wine-Glass CabinetBuild a Wine-Glass Cabinet

    by Scott Gibson

    Wall cabinets lend themselves to many variations in design, depending on where they will be installed and what they will be used for. The cabinet that Scott Gibson ...

  • Fine Furniture from PlywoodFine Furniture from Plywood

    by Mark Edmundson

    Building custom furniture with veneer-grade plywood and hardwood details is a fine solution, according to Mark Edmundson, who describes best practices in this article. ...

  • An Everyday CabinetAn Everyday Cabinet

    by Scott Gibson

    This small cabinet can be built quickly and with a minimum of materials and knife-hinge hardware. The sides and back are frame and panel with frame stiles biscuited ...

  • Magazine CabinetMagazine Cabinet

    by Chris Gochnour

    The wall cabinet that Chris Gochnour designed holds 100 lb. of magazines, yet doesn’t take up much space. He used through dovetails and wedged mortise-and-tenon ...

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