by Gregory Paolini
New cabinets make a big difference in the appearance of a kitchen. To make the job less daunting, this book and DVD set go through the entire process in a straightforward manner that even a beginner can understand. In the DVD, Paolini explains the construction basics for frameless and face-frame cabinets, from design to finish. The book covers the finer details, supplemented by diagrams and step-by-step photos.
It describes how to make a basic cabinet, modify designs for wall or base cabinets, integrate drawers and pullouts, make doors, drawer fronts and panels, apply a finish, and install hardware. Paolini also explains common design standards, and offers tips to minimize frustration and waste.
Softcover, 9" x 11", 122 pages, 2010. DVD length: 60 minutes.