Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Cabinets & Countertops

How to Customize Your Home with Cabinetry

Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Cabinets & Countertops
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Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781591865896
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Description

A skillbuilding and confidence-creating introduction to working with cabinets and countertops, TheComplete Guide to Cabinets & Countertops contains comprehensive information on the tools, materials, and techniques you’ll need to create kitchen cabinets and countertops, bathroom cabinets and vanities, and even sturdy utility cabinets for the basement, garage, or home workshop. This book is packed with valuable information on selecting and ordering stock cabinets, including tips for assessing quality and suggestions for combining stock cabinets in innovative ways. It also has full, step-by-step instructions for building your own custom cabinets from sheetgoods and hardwood. Traditional joinery methods are shown, as well as how to use newer, knockdown hardware and modern fasteners. Techniques for making custom doors and drawers are shown in full detail, with helpful plan drawings and clear step-by-step photos. Finishing, customizing, and upgrading material is also included in the book. In the countertops section, you will find complete instructions for making and installing every popular countertop type, including post-form, custom laminate, ceramic tile, granite tile, poured concrete, and butcher block. You’ll even find projects for working with solid-surfacing countertop material. Backsplash options are shown as well, along with instructions for drilling and cutting granite and marble materials and mounting all types of sinks and faucets.

The author

The Editors of Cool Springs Press have produced the highest quality DIY home improvement books for more than 30 years. In conjunction with the experts at BLACK+DECKER™ they have combined resources to create more than 200 home improvement titles that provide consumers and weekend DIYers with the information they need to get the job done right. Their books have set the standard for do-it-yourself publishing, featuring clear, professional photography and concise step-by-step instructions that get straight to the point. View our full catalog at quartoknows.com or connect with us on Facebook (facebook.com/QuartoHomes), Twitter (@quartohomes), or Pinterest (pinterest.com/QuartoHomes).

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Specs

Format: Paperback / softback, 224 Pages
ISBN: 9781591865896
Illustrations: 500 color photos & 20 diagrams
Size: 8.25 in x 10.813 in x 0.625 in / 209.55 mm x 274.64 mm x 15.875 mm
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