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Forum topic by erwatt posted 02-19-2015 03:32 PM 579 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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erwatt

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02-19-2015 03:32 PM

Topic tags/keywords: cabinets books joints

I’m looking for a good book on making kitchen cabinets. There is so much I need to learn. I want to start by researching the subject and relying on expert advice I’m hoping to get from this forum. I am a beginner and need to have a lot of focus on making joints, doors, and drawers. Can someone point me in the right direction. Any help would be greatly appreciated.


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ADHDan

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#1 posted 02-19-2015 04:02 PM

If you search for “how to build cabinets” on Amazon (in the books section) you’ll get a lot of hits with ratings/reviews. I think the Taunton books are pretty good, but there are plenty of options.

http://www.amazon.com/Building-Kitchen-Cabinets-Tauntons-Build/dp/1561584703/
http://www.amazon.com/Trim-Carpentry-Built-Ins-Tauntons-Expert/dp/1561584789/

Also, if you’re near a library, I’d start by going there and seeing what they have (or at least browse the selection at a bookstore or Rockler/Woodcraft) before buying a book sight unseen.

-- Dan in Minneapolis, woodworking since 11/11.

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Fred Hargis

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#2 posted 02-19-2015 04:11 PM

I’ve got this one by Bob Lang, and think it’s pretty good.

-- Our village hasn't lost it's idiot, he was elected to congress.

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