Cabinets and Countertops (Complete Construction)

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9780071348997: Cabinets and Countertops (Complete Construction)

Cabinet-building tricks of the trade

Would you like to have your own cabinetmaking business...do an excellent job...and make a decent living? Cabinets and Countertops shows you how. Learn how to set up your custom shop, fill it with the right (not necessarily expensive)tools and use them to produce cabinets while pleasing high-end customers with top-notch quality, design and service.

You get all of author Charles Self's expertise on:
*kitchen planning, including designing for lifestyle
*suitable woods - natural and engineered
*tools and basic joinery techniques
*constructing the carcass, face frames and doors
*building and attaching drawers
*hardware and finishes
*installing base and wall cabinets
*selecting, building and installing countertops
*projects for slow times
*much, much more!

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"This book teaches design, and general principles, and then takes the reader through a step-by-step process of building all types of kitchen cabinets ... This is a true building book that can be used by even the newest woodworkers."
--author Charles Self

Professional Planning
Custom Results
A Complete Guide for Woodworkers, Cabinetmakers, and Remodelers

This perfect-for-any-project sourcebook can enhance every stage of creating beautiful kitchen and bath custom cabinetry and countertops. If you’re a contractor looking for answers on design, installation, materials, and tools, why go anywhere else but Cabinets and Countertops? Written by one of the top authors in building crafts, this single information-packed volume covers everything you need to know, and then some, from planning to final cleanup. Inside, you’ll find:

Stepping stones to ideal designs for kitchens and baths, including the use of CAD.
Designer tips on cabinetry coordination.
Insights into customer psychology that help you give them what they want.
200 photos and illustrations demonstrating options and simplifying tasks.
Complete case studies, with before-and-after photos.
Actual cutting, joining, and assembling lists for cabinets.
Problem-avoidance tips and traditional and new problem-solving methods.
Job- and budget-saving remedies for avoiding errors.
Value-added modifications for shop-built and one-off cabinets.
The newest hardware, designs, and techniques.
An easy-reading style from a popular building writer, a Contributing Editor to Remodeling News.
And much more!
A volume in the Complete Construction Series

About the Author:

Charles Self is a professional writer and a Contributing Editor to Remodeling News. He is the past president and former newsletter editor of the National Home & Workshop Writers. He is the author of several books on construction topics.

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