July 1, 1993
When cutting the hole for a sink in a laminated countertop, care must be taken to keep the cutout from falling. If it falls, the cutout can tear away a…
May 1, 1993
A veneer face-lift makes a "new" kitchen affordable.
March 1, 1993
Construct base cabinets with a carpenter's pragmatism and a cabinetmaker's precision.
January 1, 1993
Like most folks, I use self-tapping drywall-type screws for attaching plywood countertop substrate to the cabinets. They go in fast and hold tight, but they also lift up a bit…
July 1, 1992
Cutting shears and spray adhesive are among the tricks that make the job easier.
May 1, 1992
This system combines traditional looks with efficient assembly techniques.
September 1, 1991
Hand-planed hardwoods and high-grade plywood coupled with dowels and dovetails.
July 1, 1991
Decorative tiles liven up a kitchen.
September 1, 1989
Applying contact cement to laminate work can be a messy proposition. Here's how I keep it under control. I cut the top off of a square 5-gal. can (the kind…
September 1, 1987
In kitchen areas, where people like smooth painted walls or wallpaper, I cut the first sheet of drywall in half lengthwise, as shown in the drawing, to keep a seam…
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