Cabinetry and Trimwork

From kitchen cabinets to bathroom cabinets to shop cabinets and bookshelves, you'll learn all the basics about building your own cabinets including case construction, face frames, as well as cabinet doors and trim.

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Make Your Own Cove Molding
Safely "shape" wide concave cuts using your tablesaw and these techniques.
Crown Molding Miters
Cutting miters in crown molding can get tricky due to the compound angles involved. Here are three methods to make it a breeze.
11 must-have cabinetmaking tools
From the first cut to the final knob, these tools make building cabinets easier, faster, and more accurate.
Make Cabinets the Easy Way
Big? Yes. Difficult? Nah. With only basic woodworking skills, a tablesaw, and a few simple tools, you can make custom cabinets for your home or shop.
Make Beautiful Baseboards and Chair Rails
Tear out those bland builder-style moldings and install trim that showcases your woodworking skills.
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What's the first step when building kitchen cabinets?
I’m planning to build new cabinets for my kitchen, and a buddy said I should make the face frames first and then the carcases. That seems backwards to me. Is there an advantage to this method?
What are some guidelines for table edges?
I’m building a dining table. Would gluing a wood trim strip to end grain be a bad idea? I’m concerned about the wood contracting and expanding.

Tight-fit wraparound moldings

Maintaining clean, gap-free corner joints when installing moldings around three or even four sides of a carcase or panel can be tricky. Here’s a fail-safe method that’ll handle both situations.