Archives: Cabinetry

Quick Ship Assembled Cabinets at The Home Depot

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry

Quick Ship & Assembled Cabinets – Save Time & Money As a general contractor I often find myself in so many situations with customers that having options available when it comes to material supplies is one of our keys to success. Large, complex projects offer me plenty of lead time to order custom materials like…

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Use Glue Instead of Nails For Small Wood Trim

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry

Wood Glue is a Better Option For Some Trim Details This may seem really obvious but I see this situation so often that it’s worth pointing out especially for DIY’ers and beginners in the cabinetry install business. Stock cabinets can be transformed into elegant pieces by simply adding decorative trim and accents.  The options are…

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Build Your Own Entertainment Center

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry

Custom Built-In Entertainment Center for Flat Screen TV Built-in cabinetry can add beauty and functionality to any home and a custom look sure to impress friends and family.The best part is you don’t have to be a master cabinet maker or carpenter to build some beautiful built-in cabinetry. I built a custom built-in entertainment center…

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How To Build Shaker Style Cabinet Doors

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry

Building Shaker Style Cabinet Doors with Beadboard Panels Building custom cabinetry can seem very daunting especially when you consider the doors and drawer fronts. However, with some basic instruction, building cabinet doors and drawers isn’t that difficult. In this article I want to show you how to build Shaker Style Cabinet Doors. Shaker style doors…

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Cabinet Blocking Inside Wall Framing

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry, Framing

Cabinet Blocking I’m often reminded that I should write articles about even the simplest details as what I might take for granted is not so obvious to all readers. If you’re building a new home or remodeling an existing one where cabinet installation is involved then you should pay attention to cabinet blocking. Installing cabinets…

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Painting Kitchen Cabinets – Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry, Kitchens

Rust-Oleum Cabinet Transformations™ Last week I had the pleasure of traveling to New Orleans to attend a special media event with the folks from Rust-Oleum and some of the biggest online publishers and bloggers from the industry. The media event  focused on two exciting new products from Rust-Oleum’s Transformations™ line. The all new Transformations™ line…

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DIY Kitchen Island Upgrade

By Todd Fratzel on Cabinetry

Guest Post by Dana at House*Tweaking Kitchen Island On A Budget In an effort to customize our boring builder kitchen, we brainstormed an affordable island extension and the replacement of the original islandʼs laminate countertop with inexpensive butcher block. This is what our island looked like untouched… Along with the surrounding kitchen cabinets, we primed…

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His and Her Bathroom Vanity Design

By Todd Fratzel on Bathrooms, Cabinetry

His & Her Vanities His and her master bathroom vanities are very popular right now. When we remodeled our first home I came up with a master bathroom his and her vanity design that we liked so much we built it in the new house also. The picture shows the vanity design that I used…

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