VIDEO: Designing Kitchen Cabinets With Cardboard Mockups - Fine Homebuilding
previous
  • Deck Design & Construction
    Deck Design & Construction
  • Find the Pitch of a Roof
    Find the Pitch of a Roof
  • Radiant Heat Comparison
    Radiant Heat Comparison
  • 7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
    7 Trim Carpentry Secrets
  • Design Inspiration
    Design Inspiration
  • Tips & Techniques for Painting
    Tips & Techniques for Painting
  • Read FHB on Your iPad
    Read FHB on Your iPad
  • Energy-Smart Details
    Energy-Smart Details
  • Remodeling Articles
    Remodeling Articles
  • 7 Small Bathroom Layouts
    7 Small Bathroom Layouts
  • 9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
    9 Concrete Countertops Ideas
  • All about Roofing
    All about Roofing
  • Clever daily tip in your inbox
    Clever daily tip in your inbox
  • Video: Install a Fence
    Video: Install a Fence
  • 7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
    7 Smart Kitchen Solutions
  • Magazine Departments
    Magazine Departments
  • Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
    Video Series: Tile a Bathroom
  • Master Carpenter Videos
    Master Carpenter Videos
  • Ultimate Deck Build 2015
    Ultimate Deck Build 2015
  • Basement Remodeling Tips
    Basement Remodeling Tips
next

Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here

Square One: Good Home Design Starts Here


VIDEO: Designing Kitchen Cabinets With Cardboard Mockups

comments (0) October 21st, 2011 in Blogs
crussell colin russell, member

Video Length: 2:46


When they were house-hunting, Craig and Amanda Zehnder were immediately attracted to a 1901 farmhouse in Seattle's Wallingford neighborhood. Although it was in great shape for its age, the kitchen had been gutted in the early 1980s and remodeled in a style that was deficient practically and aesthetically. The Zehnders wanted to redo the space to look like a farmhouse kitchen, as well as make it more functional. The key to enhancing functionality turned out to be moving a stairway whose door opened into the kitchen a few feet to the east and then moving the door to the hall. After that change was made, Craig made mock-ups of the cabinets and counters out of cardboard to make sure the proportions of the new kitchen were correct.

Online members can read the Fine Homebuilding Magazine companion article, From Cardboard to Cabinets.



posted in: Blogs, remodeling, kitchen, cabinets
Back to List

Comments (0)

Log in or create a free account to post a comment.