Introduction for High End Cabinets – DIY Kitchen Cabinets Ep 1

Project Hutchinson, Project Videos, Woodworking

I’m building high end kitchen cabinets and want to show others how they can do it themselves! Watch the introduction below in episode one.

This video series shows how to build high end kitchen cabinets by the average woodworker. The cabinets were first custom designed in a free 3D program (SketchUp) with a flair to the arts and crafts style. I decided to take on the more difficult style of inset cabinets, and will go through all the challenges that this presents. You can download my Kitchen Cabinet SketchUp File for free and see how I created it.

This first episode provides an overview of the cabinets. I’ve been building them in three parts, and highlight the cabinets that I’ve already completed.

In the upcoming episodes, I’ll present information in a tutorial like format so the as I build the second part: a cabinet island. I’m hoping that the average DIY person can learn a lot of techniques, skills and tricks for building their own cabinets at home. Basic construction techniques are used: router made tongue and groove along with biscuit joints.

The cabinet doors and drawers are inset, as opposed to a full or partial overlay. The cabinets are constructed out of alder wood, utilizing solid alder for the face frames, and alder plywood for the carcass (body). The drawers are solid hard maple for durability. Everything is finished with an environmentally friendly water based finis

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